Advanced 12 Lead EKG Interpretation Certification

Advanced 12 Lead EKG Interpretation is designed to provide healthcare professionals the ability to interpret 12 Lead ECGs (electrocardiograms) and recognize myocardial infarction (MI). Students will increase their confidence in interpretation and practice through this course. The Advanced 12 Lead EKG Interpretation course provides a more comprehensive overview of reading ECGs.

Course Content

  • Anatomy, Electrophysiology and Action Potential
  • Interpretation of EKG strips
  • Electrical Conduction System
  • Myocardial Ischemia, Injury and Infarction
  • Inferior, Lateral, Septal, Anterior MI’s
  • Posterior MI’s
  • Axis Deviation and Bundle branch blocks
  • ACS Imitators
  • Therapeutic Modalities and Pharmacology
  • Practice of EKG strips


  • Reinforces skills proficiency
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills

Course Completion Card

  • Board of Registered Nursing 7 CEU
  • EMS CE vary upon license/state


A powerpoint lecture manual will be handed out at the beginning of class to each student at no additional charge in addition to practice packet handouts

Optional Textbooks for additional practice; not required:

  • Pocket Reference for The 12-Lead ECG in Acute Coronary Syndromes by Tim Phalen (we do not carry this book, but it is sold on Amazon)
    • recommended by our EKG instructor
    • 12-lead ECG interpretation and appropriate thrombolytic therapy
    • topics are presented logically, step-by-step, and fully illustrated

No textbook is required, you will received a lecture manual at no additional charge on the day of class. For added practice, you may purchase the optional student workbook.

Course Summary


Board of Registered Nursing 7 CEU

Oakland, CA

7 hours over 1 day, time for breaks and lunch

Textbook Not Required*

*available for purchase at registration

Class Times