Supraventricular Tachycardia Top 10
Supraventricular tachycardia may be defined as an abnormally rapid heart rhythm originating above the ventricles, often, but not always, with a narrow QRS complex on the ECG. The differential diagnosis for such rhythms includes sinus tachycardia, AV nodal re-entrant tachycardia, AV re-entrant tachycardia, atrial tachycardia, sinoatrial nodal re-entrant tachycardia, multifocal atrial tachycardia, junctional tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, and atrial flutter. This tutorial will primarily focus on AV nodal re-entrant tachycardia (AVNRT), AV reentrant tachycardia (AVRT), and atrial tachycardia (AT).
In this course, you will learn:
- To identify SVT rhythms on the ECG.
- To define the correct uses of adenosine.
- To correctly manage patients with pre-excitation syndromes.
Method and medium:
Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.
The course will open in a new tab – to exit the course, simply close that tab.
Estimated time to Complete: 30 minutes
Credit/contact hours: .5
Expiration date: March 7, 2021
Course published March 8, 2018