Welcome to Part 1 of Rhythms! Rhythm assessment is one of the key aspects of intepreting any ECG. The next two sections will cover all of rhythms. We will start at the top of the conduction system and make our way down. This first section will be dedicated to sinus and atrial rhythms, and the next section will be dedicated to AV junctional and ventricular rhythms. We will review the underlying physiology of each rhythm to ensure you understand WHY you seee WHAT you see on the EKG, which is essentially our goal for just about every lesson.
Quiz-Gated Learning: After completing a quiz, content related to that quiz will be unlocked. Each lesson will have at least one lecture and practice mastery questions related to that topic. Note that some lessons may have two videos -- one lecture geared towards the beginner that is learning rhythms for the first time (or just wants to really get it once and for all) and another lecture geared towards reviewing key hallmark features and pearls to diagnose each rhythm on a 12-lead ECG. The latter serves as a great review for the more experienced interpreter. Both will complement each other and solidify concepts even more.
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LEARNING CONTENT OVERVIEW
Total lessons: 15
HIGH-YIELD learning time: ~1.5 hours
Maximum quiz time:<1.5 hours
OVERARCHING LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Explain the mechanism of various sinus and atrial rhythms
Describe the ECG features associated with various sinus and atrial rhythms
Identify various sinus and atrial rhythms on a 12-lead ECG
Describe the clinical significance of various sinus and atrial rhythms