Kossick delivers lectures for international conference held in Las Vegas

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 Jan. 22.

Kossick’s eight hours of lecture included “Cardinal Concepts for Accurate EKG Interpretation,” “Evidence Based Guidelines for Diagnosing T Wave and ST Segment Changes,” “Decision Algorithm for EKG Lead Selection Including True Chest Leads Versus Modified Chest Leads,” “Diagnostic Criteria for Myocardial Infarction,” “Current Treatment Strategies and EKG Lead Selection for Atrial Fibrillation” and “Practice EKG Interpretation.”

Seminar attendees included nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners, anesthesia assistants, anesthesiologists and hospitalists, with some participants attending from Canada and Iran. 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.