Official Educational Satellite Symposia

An Official Educational Satellite Symposia are educational session's peripheral to the Heart Rhythm Annual Scientific Sessions designed to meet the continuing medical educational needs of the heart rhythm specialist. Official Educational Satellite Symposia are not part of the Heart Rhythm 2018 Scientific Sessions as planned by the Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions Program Committee.

 

Industry Educating Professionals Day

Tuesday, May 8

31st Annual EP Fellows Seminar: Interpreting the Unknown Electrogram 

7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Plaza Ballroom, Seaport Boston Hotel

Sponsored by Medtronic

This one-day, intensive course is designed to educate EP Fellows on best practices to effectively diagnose arrhythmias using intracardiac electrogram tracings.  The faculty will review key intracardiac findings of a wide range of brady and tachy arrhythmias.  There is an opportunity for audience members to volunteer and work with the faculty members to interpret the tracings.

 

Accessing the Heart from Any Approach: Advanced Techniques for EP Procedures

 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Sponsored by Baylis Medical Company, Inc.

This instructional and hands-on event is designed for the clinical electrophysiology fellow who wants to learn advanced techniques for percutaneous access to the heart for EP procedures. Learn from an expert faculty panel on how they safely achieve transseptal access without fluoroscopic guidance, how they perform transseptal puncture from the left subclavian vein for LV endocardial pacing, gain insight into how to use ICE to guide your transseptal puncture location for various procedures, and learn the latest tools and tips for safely performing epicardial access.

To register for this symposium or to request more information, please email education@baylismedical.com  

 

Advanced EP Concepts:  A Cleveland Clinic Perspective

6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Commonwealth Ballroom, The Westin Boston Waterfront

Provided by The Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education
Supported by unrestricted educational grants from multiple companies

This symposium will offer attendees current and evolving approaches to the management of various cardiac rhythm disorders, including VT and AF. In addition, the symposium will involve in-depth discussions regarding recent advances in the mechanisms and management of cardiac fibrillation. Speakers will utilize lectures and case presentations, which will allow attendees to incorporate the most up-to-date research into their clinical practice and, thus, optimize patient outcomes.

Accreditation Statement: 

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Register Here: www.ccfcme.org/HRSEP18

 

Scientific Sessions Days

Wednesday, May 9

15th Annual Learn from the Experts: Approach to the Unknown Tracing

11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Harbor Ballroom, The Westin Boston Waterfront

Sponsored by Medtronic

This activity is specific to the needs of Fellows-In-Training , Electrophysiologists , and Allied Health Professionals.

Utilizing an interactive case-based approach, this lunch-time program will instruct on a systematic approach to interpreting electrocardiographic and intracardiac recordings. The course will include discussions on mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment of arrhythmias presented by Dr. Klein and faculty.

 

Lead Management 2018: The Pursuit of Efficiency, Safety and Excellence

6:30 - 10 p.m.
Commonwealth Ballroom, The Westin Boston Waterfront

Provided by The Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education
Supported by unrestricted educational grants from multiple companies

This program is designed to provide the learner with the most up-to-date knowledge on transvenous lead extraction, approaches to minimize device related infections, and information on best practices, new techniques, technologies and guidelines to minimize and manage lead extraction complications. The program will feature case based presentations and interactive panel discussions.

Accreditation Statement:

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

 Register Here: www.ccfcme.org/HRSleadmgt18

 

Thursday, May 10

Clinical Implications of Innovation in Pulmonary Vein Isolation and Noninvasive Preprocedural Mapping

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Plaza Ballroom, Seaport Boston Hotel

Sponsored by Medtronic

Join an experienced physician faculty and the expanding community of cryoballoon users to discuss recent clinical evidence and share procedural insight as the technology continues to push beyond 300,000 procedures worldwide. Hear about the initial pioneering experiences with the CardioInsight Noninvasive 3D mapping system. The symposium is targeted towards US and International electrophysiologists and other associated medical professionals.

For additional information regarding this program, please email:  rs.afsolutionscustomertraining@medtronic.com

 

Early Ambulation for AF Ablation Patients: Opportunities, Challenges, and Economics

6:30-9 p.m.
Commonwealth Ballroom, The Westin Boston Waterfront

Educational Support by Cardiva Medical

Course Organizer: MediaSphere Medical

A distinguished panel of physicians will present and lead a discussion on the benefits and challenges of early ambulation for AF Ablation patients. New data on workflow and the potential impact of early ambulation for cost, procedure throughout and patient satisfaction with be discussed. The program will be chaired by Dr. Andrea Natale.

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