EP and Device Therapy for Allied Professionals: Applying Knowledge to Clinical Practice

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Activity Description:

EP and Device Therapy for Allied Professionals: Applying Knowledge to Clinical Practice was a one-day program that took place in Loma Linda, CA. The purpose of this popular program was to bring together allied professionals from the Southern California region of the U.S. to discuss current practices and trends within the heart rhythm community.

Through didactic sessions, panel discussions and hands-on opportunities, attendees had an opportunity to receive a comprehensive educational overview of how to best manage arrhythmia patients

Location:

Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA USA

Course Directors/Faculty:

  • Robin A. Leahy, RN, BSN, FHRS, CCDS
  • Nancy A. Lee, RN, FHRS, CCDS

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Employ device interrogation and interpretation
  • Recognize concepts related to mapping and ablation technologies in the EP lab setting
  • Identify peri-procedural patient management for EP, ablation and device therapies
  • Describe regulatory and health policy issues related to EP and device patient care
  • Recognize the best outpatient follow-up and diagnostic methods

Target Audience:

This activity is ideal for Allied Professionals including but not limited to:

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Telemetry and CCU Nurses
  • Cath Lab Staff
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Staff
  • Radiation Technologists
  • Respiratory Therapists

Accreditation Statement:

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

Disclosure Statement:

It is the policy of the Heart Rhythm Society to ensure balance, independent objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its certified educational programs. Everyone involved in the planning and participation of continuing medical education activities are required to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations. In accordance with the ACCME's Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education, all faculty and planning partners must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 12 months. The Heart Rhythm Society implements a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners. Detailed disclosure information will be disclosed prior to the activity and in the activity slides.

DISCLAIMER:

The course, EP and Device Therapy for Allied Professionals: Applying Knowledge to Clinical Practice, provides a forum for the open exchange and discussion of research results and scientific advancements in the field of cardiovascular pacing and electrophysiology; however, the Society makes no representation or warranty as to the truth, originality, or accuracy of the information presented at the course or in materials distributed in connection with it. Nor are the views expressed by the individual speakers necessarily the views of the Society. The Heart Rhythm Society supports the ACCME's policy on evidence-based content and encourages faculty to adhere to these standards when planning a presentation.

Contact Information:

Greaton Sellers
Tel: 202-464-3400