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2.1 The EP Lab and Performing EP Procedures

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Release Date: 5/15/2014

Expiration Date: 6/1/2017

  • Participation - no CE credit: 1

Description

This session includes two presentations will cover the set-up of an EP lab, the equipment used for performing EP studies and ablation procedures and the cardiac anatomy accessed pertinent to these procedures.

  1. Equipment: Recording Systems, Imaging and Pacing Systems
  2. Use of Fluoroscopy, ICE, Mapping Systems

This is session 1 of Course 2: Electrophysiology Lab and Electrophysiology Arrhythmias, and is part of a full curriculum that is a first line of education for allied professionals in electrophysiology. A curriculum syllabus is listed below.

Target Audience

Allied health professionals

Faculty

Equipment: Recording Systems, Imaging and Pacing Systems

John Wood RN
Dan Sullivan RN
UCSF Medical Center

Use of Fluoroscopy, ICE, Mapping Systems

Edward P. Gerstenfeld, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Full Curriculum Overview

This educational curriculum is designed for the allied health professional seeking to access new education or supplement prior learning in the field of electrophysiology and arrhythmia management. The course consists of 44 individual presentations covering a broad variety of topics including patient management, electrophysiology procedures and arrhythmia diagnosis/treatment. The presentations include selected video productions acquired from the Allied Health Professional Heart Rhythm Society 2014 Scientific Sessions and newly developed content presented as narrated power point production. The content of this course will be revised, updated and expanded to keep pace with new developments in the field of electrophysiology and necessary improvements in course materials.

Course 1: Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device (CIED)

  • Session 1: Anatomy, Leads, Devices
  • Session 2: Basic Pacemaker Function
  • Session 3: Basic ICD function and Management
  • Session 4: Remote CIED Follow up
  • Sesson 5: Psychosocial Issues

Course 2: Electrophysiology Lab and Electrophysiology Arrhythmias

  • Session 1: The EP Lab and Performing EP Procedures
  • Session 2: Electrophysiology of the Heart and Arrhythmias
  • Session 3: Evaluation of Supraventricular Tachycardias in the EP Lab
  • Session 4: Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Session 5: Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Session 6: Care of the Patient Having EP Procedures
  • Session 7: Miscellaneous Topics

CME Information

CME / CE Information

The Heart Rhythm Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Allied Professionals and Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education (CE) For Nurses Accreditation Statement

American Nurses Credentialing Center
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Physician Assistants
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The AMA has determined that physicians not licensed in the USA who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Contact Hours for Non-Physicians The Heart Rhythm Society has approved this activity for 1 contact hour for non-physicians

Accreditation Statement

The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

For additional information, please email CME@HRSonline.org