Basic EKG Interpretation, A. Olseth, St Davids

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Basic EKG Interpretation, A. Olseth, St Davids - Quiz

Doctors to measure the hearts electrical activity use an EKG. An abnormal EKG reading can sometimes mean a medical emergency or it may not be that big of a deal. One should know how to interpret such. Take the quiz below on EKG interpretation designed to assess need for basic EKG course attendance.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In your own words, Describe the components of a Normal Sinus Rhythm
  • 2. 
    What is this Rhythm? Describe in your own words what you would do if you saw this rhythm on the monitor
  • 3. 
    Name the rhythm using the 12 lead for interpretation
  • 4. 
    Interprete the following strip and describe your interventions by priority (what would you do if you saw this on a patients monitor)
  • 5. 
    Do you feel you need a basic EKG review (2 hour course)? What are your learning objectives or questions you have?
  • 6. 
    What is this Rhythm?
    • A. 

      Normal Sinus Rhythm Rate of 70

    • B. 

      Normal Sinus Rhythm Rate of 60

    • C. 

      1st degree AV Block

    • D. 

      Atrial Paced Rhythm

  • 7. 
    Sinus Tachycardia is a Normal Rhythm that does not require intervention.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is this Rhythm?
    • A. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • B. 

      Normal Sinus Rhythm with Artifact on Strip

    • C. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

    • D. 

      Normal Sinus Rhythm with PACs

  • 9. 
    Check all that apply if noticing this monitored Rhythm Check ALL that apply
    • A. 

      Check Responsiveness and Pulse

    • B. 

      Defibrillation

    • C. 

      Begin CPR

    • D. 

      Call for Help

  • 10. 
    Select the best discription of this rhythm based on this 12 lead  (image from www.meds.queensu.ca)
    • A. 

      100% Atrial Paced

    • B. 

      Dual Chamber Paced Rhythm

    • C. 

      Ventricular Paced Rhythm

  • 11. 
    What is this Rhythm?
    • A. 

      Right Bundle Branch Block

    • B. 

      Bundle Branch Block

    • C. 

      Left Bundle Branch Block

    • D. 

      Paced Rhythm

  • 12. 
    PEA (Pulseless Electrical Activity) can typically look like Normal Sinus Rhythm on the Monitor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Choose the best answer for the following 12 lead
    • A. 

      This patient has a Bundle Branch Block

    • B. 

      This patient is in a paced rhythm

    • C. 

      This patient is having an Acute MI

    • D. 

      This patient is in a Normal Sinus Rhythm, continue to monitor

  • 14. 
    What is this Rhythm?
    • A. 

      Normal Sinus Rhythm

    • B. 

      1st Degree AV Block

    • C. 

      Junctional Rhythm

    • D. 

      Sinus Bradycardia

  • 15. 
    What is this Rhythm?
    • A. 

      SupraVentricular Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Sinus Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 16. 
    What is this Rhythm?
    • A. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

    • B. 

      Complete Heart Block (3rd degree)

    • C. 

      Ventricular Paced Rhythm

    • D. 

      Sinus Bradycardia

  • 17. 
    What is this Rhythm
    • A. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

    • B. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • C. 

      Sinus Rhythm with Premature Atrial Contractions

    • D. 

      Wandering Pacemaker

  • 18. 
    Review the following strip and Check ALL that apply to the rhythm Check all that apply
    • A. 

      This Patient has Ventricular Paced Beats

    • B. 

      This Patient is in Normal Sinus Rhythm

    • C. 

      The Patient has Ventricular Trigeminy

    • D. 

      The Patient is having Premature Ventricular Contractions

    • E. 

      All the Above