Clinical DIMENSIONPulling Axis TogetherTilley, Patricia RN, BS; Petersen, Darlene RN, MSN, CCNS, CCRN Author Information ABOUT THE AUTHORS Patricia Tilley, RN, BS, is a staff educator at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport Mississippi with 20 years experience in critical care. Her areas of responsibility include critical care and resuscitation programs (PALS, ACLS, NRP, CPR). Darlene A. Petersen, RN, MSN, CCNS, CCRN, is the clinical nurse specialist for the cardiac division at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Mississippi. She specializes in designing creative tools and techniques for teaching critical care concepts and, through her company, The Learning Curve, provides educational programs and consultations. Address correspondence to: Patricia Tilley, RN, BS, 123 English Village Drive, Long Beach, MS, 39560 (e-mail: [email protected]). Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing: September 2003 - Volume 22 - Issue 5 - p 210-215 Buy Abstract Axis is an abstract concept that healthcare providers often find difficult to understand. This article presents a simple activity that “pulls” electrical axis into a concrete format enhancing understanding. © 2003 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.