17th Annual
Understanding and Managing Pacemakers, ICDs, and CRT for the Allied Professional

September 27-29, 2013
Millennium Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

Course Director: David L. Hayes, MD
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


 Boston Scientific, Medtronic

Biotronik, St. Jude Medical, Cardiotext

COURSE DESCRIPTION                                    

For 16 years, this intensive two and a half day course has provided allied health professionals with the knowledge and updated information they need to manage all aspects of pacemakers, ICDs and CRT systems. Led by world renowned cardiologist, author, and educator David L. Hayes, MD, Understanding and Managing Pacemakers, ICDs and CRT for the Allied Professional helps nurses, nurse practitioners, technicians, physicians, physician assistants and fellows understand overall electrophysiology concepts and answer specific questions. Additionally, this program offers the opportunity for “hands-on” use of programming equipment from various device manufacturers.

From the science and technology to bedside application, participants leave the program with state-of-the-art knowledge to manage all implantable device therapy including pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT).

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EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES                             

At the conclusion of this educational activity, you will be able to:

  1. Interpret paced electrocardiograms through didactic lectures and workshops of progressive levels of difficulty
  2. Provide information on all aspects of programming, troubleshooting and managing pacemakers, ICDs and CRT systems
  3. Provide an approach for comprehensive follow-up of the patient with a permanent pacemaker, ICD or CRT
  4. Understand the potential effect of EMI on implantable devices
  5. Provide an understanding of the basics of congestive heart failure and the role of CRT in management

The CE credits for this course are offered by the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine and Credentialing (ABCM) and is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing under provider Number 50-14076 for 19.5 credit hours.

VENUE & TRAVEL INFORMATION                      

Millenium Hotel,
1313 Nicollet Mall,
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 332-6000


Please call the hotel directly to be included in the Understanding and Managing Pacemakers dedicated room block. The special rate is $139 per night if you book by August 28, 2013. Rates will increase after this date. Please be certain to mention code word “John Wiley” along with the dates of the course, September 27–29.


Should you be unable to attend for any reason, please inform John Wiley & Sons in writing at least 30 days before the start date of the course for which you have registered and a refund less a $125.00 non-refundable deposit will be issued. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after August 27, 2013. Substitutions of enrolled delegates may be made any time.

Please indicate upon registration whether you are eligible for a discount. No two discounts can be combined. If, for any reason, John Wiley & Sons decides to cancel this course, John Wiley & Sons does not accept responsibility for covering airfare, hotel, or other costs incurred by the registrants including delegates, speakers, sponsors, and guests.

Program content and faculty is subject to change without notice. Press permission must be obtained prior to the event and is dependent on speaker’s approval. The press may not quote speakers or delegates unless they have obtained their approval in writing. Press passes do not include admittance to break-out sessions.