Arrhythmias and EKG: What the Echocardiographer Needs to Know - Training Video

Arrhythmias and EKG: What the Echocardiographer Needs to Know


Arrhythmias and EKG: What the Echocardiographer Needs to Know

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Arrhythmias and EKG: What the Echocardiographer Needs to Know

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Arrhythmias and EKG: What the Echocardiographer Needs to Know Training Video is designed to improve the echocardiographer’s knowledge of arrhythmias and EKG to correlate with the cardiac ultrasound findings to improve diagnostic accuracy.

Date of Original Release: 8/21/2017
Reviewed for content accuracy: 8/21/2020
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 8/21/2023
Video Length: 00:41:00

DVD Product Code: VL-AEKG
DVD ISBN: 978-1-945749-29-2
Online Video Product Code: OV-AEKG


  • Importance of Understanding Arrhythmias and EKG for Echo Correlation
  • EKG Timing and Voltage
  • EKG Waveforms and Segments
  • Identify Arrhythmias and EKG Abnormalities and Correlation with Echo
  • Using EKG for Timing of Event with M-Mode


  • Outline the basic electrical path way of the heart.
  • Identify arrhythmias that can affect the heart.
  • Correlate certain arrhythmias with different cardiac pathologies.


Physicians, sonographers, and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting cardiac ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include cardiology, internal medicine, critical care, hospitalists, emergency medicine, family practice, primary care.


GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Richard Palma  BS, RDCS, RCS, ACS, FASE, FSDMS

Advanced Cardiac Sonographer
Program Director Clinical Coordinator
Duke School of Medicine Cardiac Sonography Certificate Program
Durham, NC
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty & Content Disclosures...
Faculty Disclosure
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of CME. Speakers will disclose any relevant commercial relationships prior to the start of the educational activity.

Content Validation
All presentations for this CME activity were reviewed and approved by members of the GUI CME Review Committee to determine content validity and to ensure that no conflicts of interest exist prior to the activity commencement or material compilation.

Disclosure of Individuals in Control of Content
In addition to the faculty listed the following individuals are recognized by GUI as being in control of content of this program:

James Mateer, MD, RDMS (Medical Director-planner, QI Task Force)
Medical Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Milwaukee, WI
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS(Member of Advisory Board, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair of Ultrasound Education
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT (Program Director/planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Disclosure of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.

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Credits (Optional with additional purchase)

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course also meets CME/CEU requirements for ARDMS. Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.


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