This is the second and last segment talking about cardiac assessment and heart disease. (more…)
This first installment on ischemic heart disease is sure to help you master this topic and be a better clinician in the field. (more…)
This last session on chest pain assessment finishes off a great video series and leads us into the next series on Ischemic Heart Disease. (more…)
This is a video presentation on ACS. While it does have some content that is hospital based, it is a great training tool and can give you insight as a pre-hospital care provider in to what goes on after you leave the patient at the hospital. Some key points in this video are to:
List the three classes of Acute Coronary Syndrome
List the appropriate acute interventions needed for a patient symptomatic for Acute Coronary Syndrome.
List at least three differential diagnoses of chest pain.
List four diagnostic tests needed for a patient symptomatic for Acute Coronary Syndrome.
Identify a normal ECG vs. ST elevation MI.
Understand the importance of rapid treatment.
Identify treatment plan for STEMI patients.
Have a better understanding of STEMI and be able to provide excellent care to these patients.
Chest pain assessment video presentation includes angina, MI and differentials. This is part two more to come soon. (more…)
Very engaging and entertaining chest pain assessment video presentation. This is part one and more will follow. (more…)
Here is a quick video for proper 12 lead ECG lead placement. Some good tips here as well.
This is a video series found via YouTube on understanding the 12 lead EKG by DJ Hennager of Kirkwood Community College. This along with the pdf documents at the bottom will give you a good knowledge base for 12 lead EKG reading. Also check out the ECG resource link provided.
Video to help you diagnose LBBB vs. RBBB.