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An educational activity presented by Dr. K. Wang, University of Minnesota Physicians

To complete this training without receiving CME credit, please go directly to the:
ECG OF THE WEEK.


To complete this training and receive CME credit, please follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Read the information below
  2. Go to the ECG of the Week
  3. Complete the Registration and Evaluation form
  4. Fill out and print your Receipt of Hours Completed

Release Date: December 1, 2009
Valid for credit through: November 30, 2011

Jointly sponsored by the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians.

Credits Available:
Up to 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credit™

ECG is a simple diagnostic tool which contributes enormously to patient care. The ECG of the Week educational activity is intended to sharpen ECG interpretation skills and to help describe the clinical meaning of the ECG findings so that the patient will receive better care.


Step One: READ THE INFORMATION BELOW

Target Audience

This activity is designed for primary care physicians (e.g., physicians within internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine), nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and emergency service personnel involved in the care of patients.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Interpret ECG tracings accurately.
  • Describe the clinical meaning of the ECG findings.

Estimated Time to Complete

Up to 30 minutes for each session

Method of Participation

There are no fees to participate and receive CME credit for this activity. Participants must read the objectives and faculty disclosures, study the educational activity, register, and complete the evaluation. A statement of hours will then be issued on this Web site.

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians. The University of Minnesota is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Minnesota designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statements

Author

Khuhyun Wang, M.D.
Employee: University of Minnesota Physicians
Disclosure: Does not have any relevant affiliations or financial interests to disclose. Does not plan to discuss off-label or investigational uses.

Planning Committee Members

Robert F. Wilson, M.D.
Employee: University of Minnesota
Disclosure: Does not have any relevant affiliations or financial interests to disclose

Ginny Jacobs, M.Ed., MLS, CCMEP
Employee: University of Minnesota
Disclosure: Does not have any relevant affiliations or financial interests to disclose

Disclosure Policy

View the Office of Continuing Medical Education Disclosure Policy.

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Feedback

For feedback or questions, or for technical concerns, contact us at 612-626-7600 or cme@umn.edu.

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