Pacemaker Essentials: Undersensing
The team at Medmastery are providing LITFL readers with a series of FOAMed courses from across their website.
Over the next few weeks, we will be posting videos from the Pacemaker Essentials Course. Learn how to recognize failure to sense, its causes and how it is resolved (increasing sensitivity or lead re-site).
- Course: Pacemaker Essentials
- Types of pacemakers
- Common pacemaker issues: Failure to capture
- Common pacemaker issues: Undersensing
- Common pacemaker issues: Oversensing
- Troubleshooting with vectors
- Workshop: Pacemaker essentials
Medmastery courses and workshops are fully CME accredited providing US (AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM) and European (ECMECs) CME credits. Members can download their CME certificates upon successful completion of activities. Register now for a free trial and check it out!
Kristian Webb CCDS. International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) certified specialist in cardiac pacemakers and ICDs. Chief cardiac physiologist in a pacemaker clinic that carries out over 4,000 pacemaker checks per year. | Medmastery |
I’m a new nurse and I just started a new job at an outpatient surgery center. The anesthesiologist keeps telling me I’m placing the 3 lead ecg pads in the incorrect places, especially the bottom one. Where exactly is that one supposed to go? She said don’t put it on the abdomen and put it near a bone. Thank you for your help!