12-Lead ECG for Acute and Critical Care Providers



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Written by a paramedic with experience teaching at all levels (EMT-P, nurses, etc.)—this user-friendly text presents a practical, easy-to-understand system for 12-Lead ECG interpretation and assessment. Based on the nationally renowned 12-lead ECG workshop, "Multi-Lead Medics." A focus on the “need to know” information and a large number of practice cases—with over 400 actual 12-leads—provides students with the solid background and extensive hands-on practice that will help them gain confidence and build competence quickly.

 

Features:

Exceptionally accessible approach to a complex subject—Features a tight focus and a positive, motivating, and encouraging tone. Allows students and instructors to quickly gain an understanding of the 12-lead and build confidence in a short amount of time.

Comprehensive, yet simplified and concise—Covers all of the “need to knows” with a minimum of extra material. Allows students and instructors to stay focused on the facts and what they can do rather than on what they can't do.

Instructor friendly—Organizes content into logical chapters that allow for easy use in a classroom setting. Material is based upon an actual seminar and used in a paramedic program. Allows students and instructors to ease into the 12-lead education model without much stress.

Many practice strips with feedback—Features actual patient strips for analysis, and includes pre-hospital applications. Provides students with extensive opportunities for practice with this new skill. The more practice that students get, the more they will learn.


Author Bio:

 

Bob PageMulti-Lead Medics is the trademarked 12-Lead ECG interpretation workshop developed by Bob Page, AAS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, I/C. His mission is to develop and present high-quality, innovative, informative, and entertaining educational programs for personnel involved in the emergency and critical care of patients.

 

Bob Page is an internationally known speaker, instructor, author, and paramedic. He has presented seminars across the United States, Canada, and in Europe. He is recognized for his energetic, humorous, and motivational style. Bob takes ordinarily dry and hard-to-teach topics and transforms them into a fun, learning experience. Bob calls it "Edutainment."

 

Bob's presentations are accompanied by exciting AV support from the PowerPoint and Keynote programs with graphics, animation, audio, and video clips. Bob has authored dozens of articles on cardiology and other emergency and critical care topics and more recently has developed the cardiology section of the Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Course from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

 

Bob has been an instructor since 1975, teaching a variety of adult education courses from customer service to advanced medical care. He has an Associate degree in Paramedical Technology from Southwest Baptist University. He is a nationally registered and critical care paramedic. He has been involved in EMS since 1978; when he became a CPR instructor. Bob is Director of Emergency Care Education at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Missouri. He is the lead instructor for the paramedic program and has taught at all levels of EMS and nursing. He has earned an adjunct faculty appointment at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and is also a guest instructor at Southwest Baptist University's College of Nursing.

 

12-Lead ECG for Acute and Critical Care Providers, Page | ©2005 | Prentice Hall | Paper; 336 pp