Target audience: Baystate emergency department nurses, medics, and monitor techs who read cardiac monitors.

For questions, contact Benjamin Duffy via email at


After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Define, measure, and interpret Atrial Rhythms.
2. Determine accuracy in measuring and interpreting sinus rhythm strips.
3. Identify abnormal wave forms produced by atrial dysrhythmia (abnormal P Wave, Flutter Waves, Fibrillation Waves).


Ben Duffy BCN, CEN
Clinical Nurse Educator 
Baystate Medical Center

Matthew Dimauro RN
Clinical Nurse Educator 
Baystate Medical Center

Ellen Smithline Ph.D, MS, RN, CEN
Program Director of Professional Practice, Quality & Outcomes
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 

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PDF icon Dimauro, Matthew - Faculty - Atrial Rhythms - 5-8-2024.pdf

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 contact hour(s).  Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
05/08/2024 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St
North Admin Conf. Room
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 3.50 ANCC Contact Hours

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