Advanced EKG

Sunday, 22 September 2019
08:00 - 12:00


Course Description

This four hour workshop will review EKGs pertinent to the practice of emergency medicine, including consideration of subtle ischemia and infarct patterns, clinically significant arrhythmias, and a myriad of ED diagnoses that can benefit from the informed consideration of an EKG. The format will include lectures, case presentations, and discussion of interesting unknowns.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Outline a systematic interpretation of an EKG with attention to important differentials.
  2. Identify subtle presentations of ischemia and infarction.
  3. Compare and contrast clinically important tachycardias that present in the emergency department.
  4. Evaluate an EKG as one, important facet for management of a variety of critical ED presentations.

Course Fee

  • Organizing Society Member (AAEM, MAEM): $175 USD
  • Non-Member: $200 USD
  • June Flash Sale: Save $50 USD on pre-congress when you register between 1-30 June 2019!

Tentative Course Schedule

Sunday, 22 September 2019

08:00 – 08:15

Registration / Introduction

08:15 – 09:15

EKG Interpretation
Susan Torrey, MD FAAEM FACEP

09:15 – 10:00

Ischemia and Infarction
Ashley Deutsch, MD FAAEM

10:00 – 10:20


10:20 – 11:00

Susan Torrey, MD FAAEM FACEP

11:00 – 12:00

Interesting and Important EKGs - Including “Challenge the Presenters”
Susan Torrey, MD FAAEM FACEP
Ashley Deutsch, MD FAAEM

Target Audience

Any health care providers who evaluate EKGs in their practice within acute care setting.


Pre-Congress Course Pre-Requisites

Attendees should have a basic knowledge of EKG interpretation.


Course Director

Susan P. Torrey, MD FAAEM FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, UMass Medical School / Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA



Ashley Deutsch, MD FAAEM FACEP
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, UMass Medical School / Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA


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Important Dates

12 September 2019
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22 September 2019
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23-25 September 2019
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