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Electrocardiogram interpretation… this skill can take YEARS to master and is often just as hard to teach as it is to learn.

But your patients and their families can't afford to wait years for your cardiac rhythm interpretation skills to mature to a mastery level…

That's why we paired with some of the most experienced cardiac experts and educators around — to help jumpstart your interpretation skills with our Mastery Course in Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation.

Through step-by-step online video modules, you will gain the skills necessary to perform efficient and effective assessments, place lead lines, analyze EKG & x-ray results, and respond appropriately to each situation/test result.

Imagine treating cardiac conditions with ease… flowing smoothly from room to room, reading/interpreting rhythm strips with confidence, knowing that you aren't missing anything that could mean danger for your patient.

You'll sleep better at night knowing that your patients are safe under your care because you took the time to advance your abilities to a mastery level.
Mastery Course in Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation
$299.97 Value
Just $149.99 Today— Unbelievable Savings!
Plus, earn up to 9.6 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
12-Lead EKG & Chest X-Ray Interpretation: Enhancing Assessment Skills for Improved Outcomes
The ABCs of 12 Lead EKG Interpretation – Part 1
In order to develop a true understanding and act for cardiac rhythm interpretation, you must first have an advanced understanding of cardiac output, how an EKG functions, and how the test should be conducted.

Key topics covered in Module 1: Part 1 include:
  • What is displayed on an EKG
  • What "normal" cardiac conduction looks like
  • Placement and function of the 12 leads
  • What each of the 12 leads should show
  • Tools to determine the Hexaxial axis
The ABCs of 12 Lead EKG Interpretation – Part 2
Building from the foundation built in module 1: part 1, this module digs more into the results of an EKG and some must-know tips and tools for interpreting the rhythm strips.

Key topics covered in Module 1: Part 2 include:
  • Evolution of cardiac changes from an MI
  • What an EKG will show if an MI has taken place (<20 minutes, 20-40 minutes, and 1-2 hours after the event)
  • Determining next steps based on EKG results
Advanced & High-Risk EKG Interpretation
Building from the foundation developed in module 1, this module digs more into the results of an EKG and some must-know tips and tools for interpreting the rhythm strips.

Key topic areas covered include:
  • Warning signs for a patient that should NOT go into surgery
  • Tools for identifying Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • Reading chest X-rays
  • Real-life case studies
Meet the Expert:
Cheryl Herrmann
Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC, has 31 years of nursing experience—15 years as a bedside nurse in SICU, Neuro ICU, and CVICU, and 16 years as a cardiac clinical nurse specialist. As a cardiac CNS, she cares for patients in cardiac prep and recovery, cardiac catheterization, surgery, ICU, telemetry/progressive units, and at discharge. In addition, Ms. Herrmann is a Prehospital RN for the local ambulance service. She has a passion for cardiac nursing and is an advocate for heart health, particularly in raising awareness of heart disease in women.

Ms. Herrmann is a reviewer for a critical care textbook as well as several nursing journals, one of which, Critical Care Clinics, recently published her article "A Woman's Heart is Different." She is a popular presenter for local nursing colleges, church and service groups, and EMS groups, as well as national conferences such as the American Association of Critical Care Nurses NTI. In 23 years of volunteer work, she has provided vital medical supplies, services, and training to the poor and disadvantaged in Mexico, Ethiopia, Haiti, and Indonesia. She has been team leader of 40 medical-dental teams to Mexico and participated in a Critical Care Nursing Ambassador program to China.

In 2005, Ms. Herrmann was honored with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Circle of Excellence—Excellent Clinical Nurse Specialist Award and the Twenty-Five Women in Leadership Award in central Illinois. She is the recipient of the 2009 University of Illinois Alumni Award. Her nursing career has been profiled in Advance for Nurses. Ms. Herrmann believes that learning should be fun and stimulating. She has created numerous educational puzzles and games for nurses, three of which have been published in AACN News. She presents material in a way that all health professionals caring for the cardiac patient, regardless of where they are in the continuum, take home valuable knowledge and new skills. For more information about Ms. Herrmann, please visit

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Cheryl D. Herrmann has an employment relationship with UnityPoint Health Cardiology. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Cheryl D. Herrmann is a member of the Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses and National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.
Advanced EKG Assessment
In this information-packed program cardiac expert, Cathy Lockett, RN, MHA, BSN, CCRN-K, will teach you easy-to-understand techniques to identify ischemia, injury, infarct and STEMI imposters. Improve your skills and be prepared to respond to the patient emergencies associated with each of these changes.

Key topics covered include:
  • Coronary Artery Perfusion
  • Proper lead placement of 12 and 15 lead EKGs
  • Lead placement and diagnosis for Right-sided EKG
  • Signs, EKG results, and treatment modalities for acute coronary syndrome
  • Recognition and treatment options for STEMI imposters
Meet the Expert:
Cathy Lockett
Cathy Lockett, RN, MHA, BSN, CCRN-K, has been practicing critical care nursing for over 35 years. Her critical care background includes working in medical, surgical, neuro, cardiac, cardiovascular care, and critical care transport with most of her clinical experience in the areas of medical cardiology and cardiovascular surgery. She has provided cardiovascular care in the role of staff nurse, preceptor, educator, supervisor and manager.

Utilizing her vast knowledge and experience, Cathy has presented on numerous topics related to cardiac and pulmonary care, including advanced and basic EKG interpretation, the heart in detail, hemodynamic monitoring, basic and advanced arrhythmia, pulmonary diseases and IABP therapy. Additionally, Cathy is a Training Center Faculty member for the American Heart Association in the disciplines of Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Cathy is also a former co-owner of an educational healthcare company.

Cathy's teaching style is dynamic and high-energy while remaining informal and easy to understand. Attending this seminar will enhance your learning experience, improve your long-term retention of key concepts and provide more effective patient care. Cathy's teaching style indeed personifies that learning can be fun and informative.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Mary (Cathy) Lockett receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Mary (Cathy) Lockett has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Your course tuition also includes this FREE bonus training (valued at $49.99)
ABG & Rhythm Analysis Made Easy
In this online video training, expert Cyndi Zarbano will provide you with the tips and tools you need to be confident in your analysis and improve outcomes for your patients.
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Meet the Expert:
Cyndi Zarbano
Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, is an intensive care nurse with over 20 years of nursing experience who is currently practicing in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. She is a nationally-recognized seminar speaker who has opened multiple national symposiums and speaks on several topics for PESI, as well as a variety of other companies in the US and Canada. In addition to her speaking engagements, Cyndi is the author of the Clinical Nursing Assessment Skills Pocket Guide (PESI, 2013). Her products also include textbooks, webcasts and webinars.

Along with her MS and BSN in nursing, she has 3 other undergraduate degrees and multiple nursing certifications. She served as a US Naval Officer for 10 years, leaving service as an LCDR (Lieutenant Commander) in 2001. Prior to nursing, she worked as a counselor with the mentally ill and dangerous in a facility in southern Minnesota. She returned to that facility as a Lead Psychiatric Nurse for two years after leaving the military. Additionally, Cyndi has a legal nurse consulting business and continues to serve as a testifying expert in medical related cases. Cyndi’s teaching style is dynamic and high energy while informal and easy to understand. You will leave her program with a renewed commitment to achieving nursing excellence in critical care.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Cyndi Zarbano has an employment relationship with Fairview South. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Cyndi Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Mastery Course in Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation
$299.97 Value
Just $149.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get instant access to all course materials, including the bonus material — all designed to help you effectively integrate effective cardiac rhythm interpretation techniques into your practice and your life. Click here for course objectives and outline.
Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the PESI Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on integrating effective cardiac rhythm interpretation techniques in clinical practice, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 9.6 CE hours! Click here for CE credit details and credit details specific to your profession.
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Mastery Course in Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation
$299.97 Value
Just $149.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
Plus, earn up to 9.6 CE hours included in the course tuition.
NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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