Simplifying 12 Lead Interpretation

1h 19m of CPD
Joanne Reading
18 February 2018

In this presentation, Joanne Reading continues her fantastic series on ECG interpretation. Have you ever wondered where leads I, II, and III come from? Or why there are only 10 physical leads, but it's called a 12 lead ECG? Join Jo as she breaks down these complex topics into language and concepts you can understand. A great refresher for all health professionals.


Joanne Reading


Joanne Reading is a clinical educator within the 42 bed ICU at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, which also services critically ill patients from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Royal Women’s Hospital. Joanne holds a critical care graduate certificate and a master of health science with a focus on education. She is also the author of her own nursing education website called “Blogging for your Noggin”. With a special interest in all things cardiac and respiratory. Joanne is passionate about ensuring that education not only fosters critical thinking but is entertaining in the process!


Donna Patterson08 Sep 2018
The information provided was informative and easy to understand with some great examples included to increase retention.

Lei Zhang01 Jul 2018
very good presentation.

Wenjia Mu16 Jun 2018

Elloise Fitzpatrick06 Jun 2018
Good resource. Easy to understand.

Brenda Wilson31 May 2018
Excellent presentation.

Lauretta Rayner31 May 2018

Ruth Curtis31 May 2018
Good resource.

Darrin Lansdowne30 May 2018

Mark James29 May 2018
Brilliant educator

Lauren DeVizio29 May 2018
Very good and informative!

Chelsea Robinson28 May 2018
Easy to follow! Thanks!

Kim Szubert24 May 2018
Clear and easier to understand than most explanations

Sabbiah jang23 May 2018
I work in aged care and this is. It something we dont practice in. But if i ever enter hospital base then this is very useful topic to assist and referesh knowledge.

Camilla Maree Govan23 May 2018
Engaging educator who made complex concepts more easily understood.

Kim Warland22 May 2018
Great Lecture! Easy to understand and was very interesting! Thankyou

Joanne Holloway21 May 2018
The lecturer was very engaging.

Joanne Holloway21 May 2018
Informative lecture.

Sirini Prathibha Ariyarathna Korale Kankanamge20 May 2018
Very informative. Engaging with the audience.

caragh pugh19 May 2018
very good

Kahondo Mutsa19 May 2018
Very informative

Princess Abigail Vero19 May 2018
Succint discussion. Very good

Sukhvinder Singh Birdi17 May 2018
very informative and in very easy and simple way. really appreciated.

Paul Jakubiszyn17 May 2018
A great summary about lead placement and interpretation.

Jenny Mattes15 May 2018
This presenter is awesome

tatiana aquino11 May 2018
I understand it a lot better

Patricia camacho11 May 2018
The presenter was very knowledgeable and engaging

Anna Medley10 May 2018
Very informative.Clear and so professionally delivered.

natalie Mielczarek10 May 2018
great video

Sarah Wilkinson08 May 2018
This educator was amazing. She was so easy to understand and explained everything so well. Brilliant lecture gives me hope that i will at some point be able to interpret and ECG !

Amandeep Kaur08 May 2018
Good attempt..

Kimberley Kozumplik08 May 2018

Charmain Hatch08 May 2018
Easy to follow and understand.

Susan ingall07 May 2018
Excellent presentation

Shiny Poovakulam07 May 2018
Very informative and increased my confidence

Christian Alagao06 May 2018
The presentir is knowledgeable to be able to make it simplier and easier to understand.

Nicky Brooks05 May 2018
Very knowledgeable

Hanna Forrest03 May 2018

Jacqueline stewart03 May 2018
The educator was extremely good at simplifying a sometimes confusing subject

Chetna Sharma02 May 2018
Very informative

Julie Doidge01 May 2018
Very good tutorial

Xi Wu01 May 2018
Very good lecturer! Nice clear explanations

Ashleigh Ford29 Apr 2018
Very informative and engaging

Ulrike pearce25 Apr 2018
Simple to understand has increased my confidence

Aimee Bliss24 Apr 2018
Very informative

Mary Frances Moloney22 Apr 2018
Excellent Presentation

Jo Teague21 Apr 2018
Thank you so much for making it fun and easy to understand how a 12 lead ECG is interpreted and why it is called a 12 lead ECG!

Jessica Tait21 Apr 2018
Great lecture, good tips for remembering ECG interpretation

Kirsty Milne19 Apr 2018
Very informative, loved her tips on remembering things

Joshua Lees19 Apr 2018
This resource was explained comprehensively, however it was done in a way that was not confusing.

Tracy Halliburton18 Apr 2018
Very engaging. I learned more then I ever have and now feel I can begin to understand ECG printouts.

Haylee Quinn17 Apr 2018
Excellent resource! Recommend. I feel so much more confident in interpreting ECG's.

cheuk yi fung16 Apr 2018

jennifer Brown15 Apr 2018
I thoroughly enjoyed watching the video "Simplifying 12 lead ECG interpretation" presented by Joanne Reading. She makes difficult concepts easy to understand and I came away knowing much more than I did previously. Thanks Ausmed!

Philippa Hanley14 Apr 2018
Really enjoyable and easy to understand

Lauren Marriott13 Apr 2018

Melanie Melbourne13 Apr 2018
Easy to listen to and understand, good diagrams however it would be beneficial to see what the lecturer is pointing to on the diagrams when I am listening .

Wendy Boehringer13 Apr 2018
She was an excellent communicator

Emily Claire12 Apr 2018
Excellent resource, very informative and engaging!

Simon Elmaleh11 Apr 2018
Excellent talk this lady was very informative

Eurah Apor11 Apr 2018
Very well presented, simplified a complex topic in a way that one can easily recall without overloading of information.

Nida Deligero Lagunay11 Apr 2018
this helped me be mindful of the abnormalities.

Stephanie Wadham11 Apr 2018
Very well put across with easy to understand analogies which will also aid in retaining this new knowledge.

Maree Findlay10 Apr 2018
This was an excellent presentation that made ECG interpretation much clear.

Breana Major09 Apr 2018

Samjhana Khadka09 Apr 2018
Fantastic interpretation ECG. Explained where leads I, II, and III come from? why there are only 10 physical leads.. Enjoy the lecture

Dorcas Bennett-Lartey09 Apr 2018
Very informative and very clear presentation.

Christine E Fletcher09 Apr 2018
Well presented although repetitive

Alison Mcguire09 Apr 2018
Great overview of 12 lead ECG interpretation that was easy to understand.

Cheryl Algie09 Apr 2018
This was a very educational and professional presentation

Judy Berry08 Apr 2018
Very engaging. I was however, interested in knowing that if a laser pointer was being used, it would be handy to know where it was being directed (ie if at the slide presentation) because in this presentation, it was difficult to tell if it was moving the slide onto the next screen or you were pointing to some information that we could not see from our perspective. Other than that - excellent, I took quite a bit of information away from this. Thank you :)

Elenore Quebral08 Apr 2018
really clear discussion. She's great!

Debra Schumann08 Apr 2018
Very good for students

Jiayue Liu08 Apr 2018
Very educative and informative

Sally Natalie Plumb08 Apr 2018
So interested in this topic. Great learning

Tracey Zeiser08 Apr 2018
Loved this lecture

Nikki Goldfinch06 Apr 2018
Was very helpful and easy to follow

Chloe Smith05 Apr 2018
Very interesting and speaker was engaging.

Riza Magnaye05 Apr 2018
Very comprehensive

Cristobal Ace Campillo05 Apr 2018
A fun learning experience; very comprehensive. Good delivery.

Rhodora Wacnisen04 Apr 2018
very informative.

Soumyamol Binesh04 Apr 2018
Very informative

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