Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The author(s), editor, editorial committee, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This education activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.
This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, AMSN Education Director.
Learning Outcome: After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to more accurately interpret rhythm strips with paced rhythms, specifically in ischemia/infarction, QTc monitoring, and pacemaker dysfunction.
Interpretation of the ECG Rhythm Strip for Patients with Pacemakers
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Nicola Anne Edgecomb
12/10/20 10:21 pm
12/13/20 6:11 pm
I recently encountered this very issue where a patient admitted for another reason was being monitored and had a pacemaker. This article spoke to the exact issue I encountered. I questioned whether what I was seeing on the monitor was normal for this patient. I would've like a little more information on the EKG assessment normal/not and when to be concerned.
1/4/21 9:33 am
I found this article to be helpful and knowledgeable. The use of the EKG strips was excellent.
1/10/21 11:33 pm
Very helpful, a subject rarely covered.
1/20/21 1:02 pm
It was a great article. Thank you!
2/15/21 1:57 pm
Timely topic.relevant content. concise and informative presentation.
5/7/21 11:25 am
Great article! It was a good refresher on pacemaker dysfunctions.