CV podcast: Challenges in Teaching ECG Interpretation

Strategies for overcoming diverse learning styles

Effective ECG interpretation is critical in the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease, but teaching this skill can be challenging due to the complexity of the subject matter and the diverse learning styles of students. In this episode of the "Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular CME" podcast, host Anthony Kashou, M.D., interviews Kevin O'Brien, M.D., a professor of medicine at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, about the challenges of teaching ECG interpretation. Dr. O'Brien's research interests focus on evaluating and assessing the learning environment, interpreting common diagnostic studies, and promoting physician and trainee wellness.

Highlights include:

  • An overview of various strategies for engaging and educating students.
  • Insights into best practices for teaching ECG interpretation.
  • Direct application to teaching and practice.

Listen to the full episode here.

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Carly Mouzes