Medical Equipment Management Library

Learning Objectives

  • Placement of EKG leads
  • Position patient properly to ensure accurate EKG readings

Course Description

This course teaches to how to place EKG leads and position patients properly to ensure accurate EKG readings.

  • Identify the proper placement of EKG leads
  • Explain how lead and placement positioning can affect EKG tracings
  • Describe how to handle electrodes
  • Differentiate between common EKG tracings

Course at a Glance

target audience icon Target Learners:

Clinical Support Staff

time to complete icon Average Completion Time:

20–30 Minutes

contributor icon Co-development Partner(s):

Texas Health Resources

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