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Title: Learning About and Reading 12 Lead Electrocardiograms (EKGs) ‹Click on the title to begin.

Prerequisites: Prior knowledge of basic EKG component recognition and rhythm strip interpretation.

Target Audience: Nurses, Physician Assistants, Physicians

Purpose/Goal: The purpose/goal of this educational activity is to review the basics of 12 lead EKG interpretation and to read and diagnose normal and abnormal EKG's


1. Identify components of a normal 12 lead EKG

2. Identify EKG abnormalities


Dr. Walid Harb is currently the Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Harb received his MD from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1986 and did his residency in Internal Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor of medicine at Wayne State University. He teaches and precepts University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) Physician Assistant (PA) students and sits on the UDM PA program committees. He has been the Medical Director for the UDM PA program since 1991. In addition he maintains an outpatient internal medicine practice and completed an MBA in 1998.

Sharon Moser teaches Clinical Medicine I,II,III with the assistance of community clinical lecturers. Mrs. Moser has most recently been involved in the practice of Neurology and maintains a clinical license in Psychology and is a certified Physician Assistant. Mrs. Moser holds a B.A. degree from Bloomfield College and Master Degrees from American University, Wayne State University and the University of Detroit Mercy. She previously held a teaching position at American University in Washington, D.C. She has been a full-time clinical instructor at UDM since January, 2000.

Accreditation Information: Accreditation Information: 3.0 Contact Hours

This educational activity has been provided by the University of Detroit Mercy McAuley School of Nursing, which is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the Michigan Nurses Association, which is accredited as an approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.

Funded By: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The FIPSE Learning Anywhere Anytime Program
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