Assessing the Elderly—Female Cardiac Patients

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We know that there are unique challenges when assessing elderly patients. BLS providers also encounter unique challenges when assessing females for potential cardiac problems. This lesson briefly reviews the BLS assessment skills that are required for both populations. The introduction of 12 lead ECG acquisition gives the BLS provider a chance to orient themselves to the skills necessary when working in system that requires recording and/or transmission of such tracings.

Test: This multiple choice exam is designed to test your knowledge of the material you just reviewed. You have two attempts to gain an 80% or higher on this exam. Please take your time and answer each question carefully.