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KINEĀ 5386. EKG/Cardiac Conditions. 3 Hours.

Students in this course develop an advanced understanding of cardiac anatomy and how electrical activity of the heart can be properly interpreted in order to detect abnormalities in the cardiovascular system. Emphasis is placed on identifying criteria for abnormal heart rhythms including conduction disturbances, and ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias. Other topics to be addressed include systematic EKG interpretation techniques, myocardial ischemia and infarction, and the role of pharmacological agents and electrolytes on the EKG.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.