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2.5 Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia

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  • On-Demand

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Release Date: 5/15/2014

Expiration Date: 6/1/2017

  • Participation - no CE credit: 1


This session consists of five presentations covering different types of VT, the approach to EP diagnosis and therapy using ablation techniques:

  1. Overview of VT Types
  2. Mapping and Ablation of Scar-Related VT
  3. Idiopathic VT - Usual and the Unusual Locations
  4. VT Ablation - How to Get Your Patient Safety Into and Out of the Lab
  5. Access and Anatomy

This is session 5 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 outline is listed below.

Target Audience

Allied Professionals


John Sapp, MD, FRCPC, FHRS    
Cory Tschabrunn, CEPS    
Gerilynn M. Schott, MSN, CRNP
Monica Pammer, PAC
Noel Boyle, MD, PhD, FHRS, CCDS

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
Session 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