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2.7 Miscellaneous Topics

Activity Type:

  • On-Demand

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Release Date: 5/16/2014

Expiration Date: 6/1/2017

  • Participation - no CE credit: 1


This session consists of two presentations. The first addresses the LVAD patient and management of arrhythmias and the second contrasts the use of ECG monitoring techniques in contrast to invasive EP studies in the evaluation of patients with arrhythmias.

  1. Arrhythmia Management for Ventricular Assist Device Patients: What You Need to Know
  2. Diagnostic Testing Strategies: Monitors and EP Testing - What Has the Best Yield?

Target Audience

Alllied Professionals


Erica Zado, PAC, FHRS
Nick Tullo, MD

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

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.

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