12 Lead ECG Interpretation: An Easy Approach


This course uses an organized and succinct method of analyzing a 12 lead ECG specifically in patients experiencing suspected acute coronary syndrome.  Repetitive practice with interpreting 59 - 12 lead ECGs identifying STEMI, NSTEMI and STEMI mimics. 

A focus is made on identifying reciprocal changes, differentiating left vs. right bundle brand blocks and when & how to perform a right-sided or posterior ECG. 

What Nurses Are Saying About This Course!
Excellent review of 12-leads. Provided a good framework to review and examine 12-leads. - Nikko U.

Great content, easy to follow. Highly recommend. - Tetiana E.

Course Details

Course Format: eLearning/Self-directed course
Contact Hours: 3.0
Course Length: 178

What's Included

  • 1 year unlimited 24/7 access to the online course
  • 3.0 contact hours
  • Downloadable PDF Study Guide
  • Printable CE Certificate

This Course Focuses On


Nicole Kupchik Consulting, Inc. is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #16363. This program is approved for 3.0 contact hours

Learning Objectives

  • Review coronary perfusion and infarction patterns dependent on the location of the myocardial infarction
  • Describe an organized approach for interpreting 12 Lead ECG in the setting of ACS
  • Identify ischemia and infarction patterns in various leads on the 12 Lead ECG
  • Discuss STEMI mimics
  • Describe NSTEMI patterns on the 12 Lead ECG
  • Decipher a left vs. right bundle branch block using established criteria

Additional Information

Course Refund Policy

Once the purchase for the course is made and accessed online, there are no refunds available.

Course Expiration Time Zone

Access to the course expires 1 year after purchase, regardless of when the course is accessed. Please note, courses are set to expire at 00:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on the expiry date.

For example, students in Pacific Standard Time (UTC 8 hrs ahead), will find their class expires at 4:00 PM PST.  Due to the major time difference, we have set all courses to expire on day 366 so you receive a full year of access plus a few bonus hours.

Extension Policy

All courses will be limited to a maximum of one extension. The one-time extension is valid for 6 months @ 40% of the full cost of the course. Extension requests must be received via email at [email protected].

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Course Agenda

Introduction - 8:12 mins
Module 1: ECG Basics - 11:22 mins
Module 2: The Anatomy of the 12 Lead ECG - 18:15 mins
Module 3: Coronary Perfusion - 8:53 mins
Module 4: The ST Segment - 19:05 mins
Module 5: ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction – Part 1 - 30:27 mins
Module 6: ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction – Part 2 - 27:09 mins
Module 7: Right-sided & Posterior 12 Lead ECGs - 17:51 mins
Module 8: STEMI Mimics - 15:06 mins
Module 9: Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction - 8:29 mins
Module 10: Bundle Branch Blocks - 10:32 mins
Wrap-Up & Next Steps - 2:00 mins

Here are what nurses are saying about Nicole and her teaching style:

"Nicole does a great job teaching in a way you can understand and keeps your attention."

"Great course! Kept us engaged as well for a long class. Great methods used to teach and remember course information."

"Your energy and passion to teach makes learning a breeze! Love how you break down complicated content and make it easy to remember."

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