Is it a STEMI? Evaluating a Mixed-Picture ECG
In this webinar, CareerCert and UT Southwestern EMS share an interesting case of chest pain with an ECG that is packed with many lessons, including a STEMI pattern. Follow along as we dissect the case presentation, the ECG, and the surprising decisions that helped the patient survive.
About the Presenters
Dr. Gil Salazar is an associate professor of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern. He serves as the medical director of EMS education and oversees both initial and continuing education of area EMS professionals. He practices clinically at Parkland Hospital Emergency Department. Dr. Salazar is dually board-certified in Emergency Medicine and EMS and serves as core faculty for the Emergency Medicine Residency and the EMS Fellowship programs of UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is the creator of Campus Emergency Preparedness and Survival Training (Campus EPAST)SM. His main goal is to improve the quality of education in the management of natural and human-made disasters.
Dr. Sravana Paladugu
Sravana Paladugu is a 3rd-year Emergency Medicine resident at UT Southwestern. While in college at University of Miami, she obtained her EMT certification, then completed her medical school training in Vermont. After residency, she plans to stay in Texas to practice Emergency Medicine at a local community hospital.
William Rockett is a nationally-registered EMT-Paramedic and full-time faculty of the EMS Education Program at Dallas College. He attended the EMT-Paramedic certification course at El Centro College in 2016 and has since worked in the field as a Paramedic in both 911-Emergency and interfacility transport capacities. He has completed various other EMS and teaching certifications and is currently enrolled in courses as part of additional degree plans.