Kossick presents lectures at international conference

Mark A. Kossick, professor of nursing and graduate anesthesia simulation coordinator at WCU’s Biltmore Park instructional site, was the featured speaker at an international conference held in Las Vegas on Nov. 13.

Kossick’s eight hours of lectures included “Foundational Concepts for Accurate EKG Interpretation,” “Understanding the Pros and Cons of Computerized ST Segment Analysis,” “EKG Lead Selection: Does it Matter?,” “12-Lead EKG Evidence of Myocardial Infarction” and “Diagnostic Criteria and Clinical Implications of Bundle Branch Blocks, Fascicular Blocks and Ventricular Hypertrophy.”

Seminar attendees included nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners, anesthesia assistants, anesthesiologists and hospitalists, with some participants attending from New Zealand and Canada. The meeting was sponsored by A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System in Dallas and Northwest Anesthesia Seminars in Pasco, Washington.