ERIC Number: ED261169
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Design Document. EKG Interpretation Program.
Webb, Sandra M.
This teaching plan is designed to assist nursing instructors assigned to advanced medical surgical nursing courses in acquainting students with the basic skills needed to perform electrocardiographic (ECG or EKG) interpretations. The first part of the teaching plan contains a statement of purpose; audience recommendations; a flow chart detailing the organization of the program; program characteristics, objectives, and goals; suggested teaching methods; and a list of equipment and materials needed. Addressed in the individual units of the course are the following topics: EKG indicators, EKG ruled paper divisions, the normal cardiac cycle and pathophysiology, abnormal cardiac waves, atrial and ventricular rhythmycity, EKG heart rate determinations, and analysis of EKG strips. Each unit contains an objective, an instructional assignment, a content outline, notes on teaching media and methods, and the time required to present the unit. (MN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Biomedical Equipment, Cardiovascular System, Classroom Techniques, Equipment Utilization, Guidelines, Heart Disorders, Heart Rate, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Measurement Equipment, Medical Services, Nursing Education, Postsecondary Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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