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Advanced ECG

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Course Description

The ability to interpret the electrocardiogram (ECG) is a life-saving skill, but ECG training in most specialties only teaches the basics. Through a series of mini-lectures and multiple case-presentations, the speaker will teach the audience an assortment of ECG pearls that will elevate their ability to interpret ECGs to the a significantly higher level, and he will also discuss many of the common pitfalls that can lead to disastrous outcomes. Whether members of the audience are new residency graduates or seasoned physicians, they are going to learn new and useful information that will truly make a difference in patient care and will save lives!

Credit Designation Statement
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Tentative Course Schedule


Registration and Greetings



ECG in Clinical Medicine  

William J. Brady, MD FAAEM


ACS Diagnosis   

Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM





ACS Mimics

Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM



Box lunch included in registration fee


Dysrhythmias Part I

William J. Brady, MD FAAEM





Dysrhythmias Part II

William J. Brady, MD FAAEM


Syncope & Sudden Death   

Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM


Wrap-Up and Adjourn



Workshop Pre-Requisites

Attendees should have at least a basic knowledge of ECG interpretation in order to maximize their learning from this course.


Course Fee*

Organizing Society Member (AAEM, GREAT, MAEM): $475 USD
Non-member: $515 USD
*Box lunch included in registration fee


Course Directors and Faculty

Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM
Professor and Vice Chair of Education, Co-Director, Emergency Cardiology Fellowship, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

William J. Brady, MD FAAEM
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Chair, Resuscitation Committee, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Identify subtle, commonly overlooked ECG findings that predict acute cardiac ischemia.
  2. Distinguish between the various types of AV block and tach dysrhythmias.
  3. Identify ECG abnormalities in patients with syncope that predict sudden death.


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