Glossary of Terms

A
Abstract Presenter

Invited poster and abstract submitters. This rate applies to first/primary author only.

Arrhythmia

Heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias) are problems that affect the electrical system, or "wiring," of the heart muscle. Heart arrhythmias are very common and millions of people will experience an abnormal heart rhythm some time during their lives. Most are not serious.

Awardee

Honorees designated by the Heart Rhythm Society.

C
CES Member

Members of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society.

F
Faculty

Invited speaker or chair of plenary, clinical tutorials, featured symposia, debates and core curricula sessions. Includes chairs for abstract sessions but does not apply to poster or abstract presenters.

H
HRS Member Affiliate (Fellow-in-Training Member)

Physicians-in-Training and Scientists-in-Training who are members of the Heart Rhythm Society.

HRS Member Allied Professional

Allied Professional members of the Heart Rhythm Society, including physician assistants and hospital administrators.

HRS Member Industry Allied Health Professional

Allied Professional Members of the Heart Rhythm Society who are employed by organizations or companies in the cardiac or electrophysiology fields who do not provide direct patient care.

HRS Member One-Day

Heart Rhythm Society member registrants may select one-day access to Heart Rhythm 2018. Includes access to Education Sessions and Exhibit Hall (if open) on selected day.

HRS Member Physician

Physician members of the Heart Rhythm Society.

HRS Member Scientist

Scientist members of the Heart Rhythm Society.

N
Nonmember Allied Professional

Non-physician and non-scientist professionals who are actively involved with the technical aspects of pacemaker/ICD or the performance of electrophysiological techniques who are affiliated with an academic institution/clinical practice setting or equivalent and do not work for industry. Includes nurses, technicians, physician assistants, and hospital administrators.

Nonmember Fellow-in-Training

Physicians-in-Training (MDs enrolled in an ACGME training program or equivalent) and Scientists-in-Training (graduate student or post-doctoral fellow actively involved in research training) who are not members of the Heart Rhythm Society. Requires a letter from department head stating status and dates of internship or residency; degree includes MD, PhD; also valid for interns/residents.

Nonmember Industry Allied Health Professional

Allied Professionals who are employed by organizations or companies in the cardiac or electrophysiology fields who do not provide direct patient care and who are not members of the Heart Rhythm Society. For example: sales and marketing representatives or management, and/or companies that manufacture and sell devices or pharmaceuticals.

Nonmember Industry Representative

Employees of organizations or companies in the cardiac or electrophysiology fields who do not provide direct patient care and who are not members of the Heart Rhythm Society. For example: sales and marketing representatives, and/or companies that manufacture and sell device, pharmaceutical, or sales and marketing management.

Nonmember One-Day

Registrants may select one-day access to Heart Rhythm 2018. Includes access to Education Sessions and Exhibit Hall (if open) on selected day.

Nonmember Physician

Physicians holding an MD or equivalent degree who are not members of the Heart Rhythm Society.

Nonmember Scientist

Scientists who hold a doctoral degree and a faculty position at an academic institution who are not members of the Heart Rhythm Society.

U
Undergraduate Student

Undergraduate Students – An undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited college or university who is not employed as a healthcare professional. Requires copy of student identification current through May 31, 2018.

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