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ExPlore 2018: Innovations in Electrophysiology for the Allied Professional

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Target Audience

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, CRNAs, Radiology Technologists, Certified Cardiac Device Specialists and other allied health professionals in the field of electrophysiology

Description

This conference is jointly provided by Charlotte AHEC, Atrium Health-Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, CaroMont Health Heart and Vascular, and Novant Health.



Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute

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The second annual “ExPlore 2018: Innovations in Electrophysiology for the Allied Professional” is jointly provided by Charlotte AHEC, Atrium Health, CaroMont Health, and Novant Health with the goal to bring professionals together to discuss emerging technologies and treatment strategies for Electrophysiology (EP) and heart failure patient populations.

General sessions in the morning will cover topics such as atrial fibrillation ablation, ventricular tachyarrhythmias, and pacing options. Afternoon breakout sessions will allow those working with EP devices and those providing care to EP patients to choose the sessions best suited for their educational needs. Each breakout session will also offer the opportunity to review cardiac anatomy through dissection of pig hearts.


Topics Covered
General Sessions
•Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: It's Not Necessarily One and Done
•EP Considerations for Adult Congenital Patients
•Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias: Substrates, Treatments and Tracings
•EP Care and Considerations for Advanced Heart Failure Patients
•Partnering for Better Patient Outcomes
•Wearables: Traditional vs. Innovative Monitoring Options
•Interesting Case Reports
•Who Needs a Vest?
•Strategies to Promote CRT Response During Implant and Follow Up
•HOCM Clinic: Best Practices and Beyond

Breakout 1
EP Lab Topics
•The Hybrid Lab
•To Sleep or Not To Sleep: Implications of Procedural Anesthesia and Arrhythmias in the EP Lab
•SVT: AVNRT vs AVRT – Does the “N” Make A Difference?
Foundations in EP Lab Clinical Care Topics
•ECG’s and Pacing Boot Camp
•When the Meds Aren’t Enough: Advancing the Strategy to a Procedural Approach
•Temporary Pacing: Hands-On Lab
Cardiac Anatomy
•Pig Heart Dissection

Breakout 2
Device Clinic Topics
•It’s Magnetizing: The Device World and MRI
•Device Leads: Reinforcing The Weakest Link
•HIS Bundle Pacing: Unraveling the Follow Up
Advanced Concepts in EP Clinical Care Topics
•Reinventing the Wheel: AF Clinic
•The Pacing Report: Breaking It Down to Improve Patient Care
Cardiac Anatomy
•Pig Heart Dissection (repeated session)

Location
Harris Conference Center
Central Piedmont Community College - Harris Campus
3216 CPCC Harris Campus Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208

Credit
6.0 Contact Hours/ 0.6 CEUs

Nurses
6.0 CNE Contact Hours will be given to nurses who attend at least 90% of this activity. No partial credit will be awarded.
Charlotte Area Health Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.

Radiologic Technologists
Approved by the ASRT for Category A+ continuing education credit.

Respiratory Therapists
6.0 Contact Hours CRCE Credit
This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. Course# 180134000.

Physician Assistants
This activity has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 6.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the AAPA Review Panel. PAs should claim only those credits actually spent participating in the CME activity.

Nurse Anesthetists
This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 6.0 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036989; Expiration Date 11/3/18.

Potential Exhibitors
Exhibitors, please click HERE to download the exhibitor form

Objectives

  • Outline considerations for redo atrial fib ablation procedures: indications, implications, and ablation strategies including convergent procedures
  • Describe common EP considerations for adult congenital patient population including management of arrhythmias, indications for CIED, procedural considerations and follow up.
  • Explain etiologies for VT, varieties of VT ablation and 12 lead ECG interpretation for VT
  • Describe EP treatment strategies: CIED and Ablation Considerations for VAD, artificial heart and transplant patients
  • Discuss partnering with other specialty practices helps to inform timely, evidence based decisions for mutual patients in two specific patient populations: cardio-oncology and neurology
  • Compare innovative wearable technology offerings: accuracy, reimbursement and evidence based science considerations
  • Explore and expound on unique EP Case Reports
  • Explore Wearable Defibrillators, Indications, VEST Trial Results and Current Practice
  • Outline implications of lead selection and placement and impact on follow up and response
  • Describe One Clinic’s Experience with a Multi-Disciplinary Approach to the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Patient

Contact

Rachel Ford, CHES

Electives

Please choose ONE session for Breakout 1

Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 3, 2018
Time
1:50 PM - 2:50 PM
Check-In Time
1:50 PM
Description
Objectives include: 1. Explore Procedures Specific to the Hybrid Lab Such Including Extraction and Convergent AF. 2. Describe pacing Protocols for Rhythm Differentiation of SVT 3. Explore the Impact of Anesthesia and Procedural Sedation on Arrhythmias in the Lab
Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 3, 2018
Time
1:50 PM - 2:50 PM
Check-In Time
1:50 PM
Description
Objectives include: 1. Describe surface ECG and common mistakes made with CIED’s. 2. Discuss case based approach to understanding advanced therapy options for arrhythmia patients- (geared for the bedside or clinic professional). 3. Conceptualize testing and programming of temporary pacers.
Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 3, 2018
Time
1:50 PM - 2:50 PM
Check-In Time
1:50 PM
Description
In this session, participants will each have demonstrate knowledge of cardiac anatomy through dissection of a pig heart. This session will be repeated in the Breakout B.

Please choose ONE session for Breakout 2

Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 3, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Check-In Time
3:00 PM
Description
Objectives include: 1. Outline evolving use of MRI with CIED Including Protocols, Guidelines and Best Practices. 2. Explore the role of leads as a critical component of CIED Management. 3. Decode the nuances for HIS bundle pacing.
Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 3, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Check-In Time
3:00 PM
Description
Objectives include: 1. Discuss access, wellness, and follow-up protocols. 2. Relate pacing diagnostics and clinical conditions.
Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 3, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Check-In Time
3:00 PM
Description
In this session, participants will each have demonstrate knowledge of cardiac anatomy through dissection of a pig heart. This is a repeat of the session from Breakout A.
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 3, 2018
Time
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location
Fees
$65.00
Registration; Breakfast and lunch provided
$0.00
No charge for speakers; Special code required
$1,000.00
Standard Exhibitor fee (includes exhibit table and 1 rep)
$2,500.00
Bronze Exhibitor fee (includes exhibit table and 2 reps)
$3,500.00
Silver Exhibitor fee (includes exhibit table and 3 reps)
$5,000.00
Gold Exhibitor fee (includes 2 exhibit tables and 4 reps)
$100.00
Fee for extra exhibitor rep (1)
Credits
0.60
CEU
6.00
AANA
6.00
AAPA
6.00
ASRT
6.00
CNE Contact Hours
6.00
Contact Hours
6.00
Contact Hours CRCE Credit