27th Annual Scientific Assembly

ECG in the ED

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
1:00pm-5:30pm CT
Regency B


Course Description

The ability to interpret the electrocardiogram (ECG) is a life-saving skill. This course will cover an assortment of presentations that will improve the emergency physician’s ability to interpret ECGs. Residency graduates and/or seasoned physicians will learn new and useful information that will truly make a difference in patient care and save lives!

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Accreditation Statement 
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Educational Objectives

  1. Review traditional and non-traditional indications for emergent coronary reperfusion.
  2. Discuss selected issues in ACS and rhythm diagnosis in potentially malignant presentations.
  3. Develop a rational approach to challenging ECG diagnoses, including LBBB AMI and wide complex tachycardia.


Course Fee   

  1. AAEM Member: $400
  2. Non-AAEM Member: $700
  3. AAEM/RSA Resident Member: $50
  4. Resident Non-Member: $110

Course Registration Limit: 90


Tentative Course Schedule

Wednesday June 23, 2021


Introduction and Welcome


Cardiac Ischemia, Mimics, and Confounding Patterns
Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM




Critical Dysrhythmias
William J. Brady, MD FAAEM

All times are noted for Central Time Zone


Course Directors & Faculty

Amal Mattu, MD FAAEM
Professor and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

William J. Brady, MD FAAEM
Professor of Emergency Medicine & Medicine, Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, & The David A. Harrison Distinguished Educator, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA