Book 1: Cardiac Arrhythmias and 12 Lead ECG Interpretation (CE Credits)

New Release: Book #1 in 3rd Edition Cardiovascular Nursing Practice Series with CE.

Available in Print, Kindle, and EPUB.


The 3rd Edition of Cardiovascular Nursing Practice is published in 6 separate books that can be purchased individually or as a complete set.

This Cardiac Arrhythmias & 12 Lead ECG Interpretation Book (CE Credits) includes:

Cardiac Arrhythmias

  • Detailed description and example rhythm strips for all basic cardiac arrhythmias: sinus, atrial, supraventricular tachycardias, junctional, ventricular, AV blocks, asystole, and bundle branch blocks.
  • Differential diagnosis of wide QRS beats and tachycardias
  • Accessory pathways
  • Bedside cardiac monitoring
  • Mechanisms of arrhythmias

12 Lead Electrocardiography

  • Anatomy of a 12 lead ECG, how each lead records electrical activity, and the 12 views of the heart
  • Normal and abnormal ECG waveforms and intervals
  • Calculating the QRS axis
  • Fascicular blocks (hemiblocks)
  • Chamber enlargement
  • Ischemia, injury and infarction; locating the infarct on the ECG
  • Preexcitation syndromes
  • Brugada syndrome
  • Long QT syndromes
  • Drug and electrolyte effects on the ECG

Electrical Management of Arrhythmias

  • Defibrillation and cardioversion
  • Single chamber pacemakers
  • Dual chamber pacemakers
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillators
  • Wearable defibrillators
  • Electrophysiology studies and ablation for arrhythmias

Linking Knowledge to Practice sections help you apply what you have read to clinical practice. At the end of each chapter, Test Your Knowledge questions, rhythm strips, and ECGs test your understanding of content presented. Answers to all practice strips and test questions are included.

This book is available in several formats to fit your learning lifestyle. Our book is available in the following formats:

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Comments from customers about the 2nd Edition of Cardiovascular Nursing Practice:

“I cannot say enough good about this book! I’ve enjoyed the time reading the material, especially the links to clinical practice. These volumes will serve well into advanced practice nursing.” – MB, Alabama

“This is the best nursing reference book! I find this book organized and comprehensive. Most of the other books I have been using to study read like boring textbooks, however this book is outstanding. I highly recommend this book to any nurse who is interested in cardiovascular nursing, whether or not you are working towards a certification.” – Amazon customer

‘This is the best cardiac book I’ve ever used as a reference at work. It is so easy to read – I love the larger font size and the writing style. The information is current and presented in such a way that it actually makes sense. I am studying for my cardiac certification, and the test questions at the end of each chapter are extremely helpful. I highly recommend this book to anyone who works with cardiac patients and anyone studying for cardiac certification.” – Amazon customer

“Just what I needed to review my cardiac skills and knowledge. Highly recommended. Organized so you can find what you need quickly and easily.” – Amazon customer


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