About this event

  • Date and time Fri 26 Jun 2020 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Cardiology

This is part 2 of a three-part webinar series for trainees aimed at providing a foundation of knowledge on cardiac pacing. This webinar with proctor and live trainees addressing common troubleshooting issues and basic device programming. 

For those wanting to deepen their understanding of pacemaker algorithms you can access the BSC Learning Management System; which will provide you with details of how the BSC pacing algorithms work, in a self-directed interactive learning format.

Topics that will be covered in this webinar are:

  • Thresholds
  • Treating Chronotropic Incompetence
  • Managing AF
  • Far-field Sensing

This webinar series is aimed at trainees.

Register here for part 3: Tuesday 21st July 2020, at 4:00 PM

A certificate of attendance and CPD certificate with CPD credit(s) will be issued to those joining the webinar live. Certificates of attendance for CPD will be automatically issued after 7 days, but only where a delegate watches the webinar live in its entirety. 

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Key speakers

Kim Attenborough

Rhythm Management Education Manager for the UK, Ireland and Nordics

Speaker's biography

A cardiac physiologist for 14 years in devices & EP at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne. Kim did a 1-year locum post at Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand in devices/EP and was the lead at enrolment for SCDHeft trial before joining Guidant UK in 2001 as an education specialist for the South of England. Kim took on a sales role in the Midlands progressing to Regional Sales Manager and is now currently responsible for internal training and external customer training for Rhythm Management in UK/Ireland/Nordics. IBHRE devices and EP accredited Kim is currently studying a Master’s in Clinical Education through the University of Edinburgh and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Sophie Blackman

Cardiac Rhythm Management Principal Clinical Education Specialist for the UK, Ireland and Nordics Boston Scientific

Speaker's biography

Sophie worked as a cardiac physiologist for 14 years before joining the Clinical Education Team at BSC in 2014. In the NHS Sophie worked at St Mary’s Hospital as the device service lead before moving to West Hertfordshire as Principal Cardiac Physiologist; where she set up the complex device and EP service. During her career Sophie has been a Council member for both the Society for Cardiological Science and Technology (SCST) and British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS) and was involved in numerous national improvement projects including Modernising Scientific Careers (MSC), Improving Quality in Physiological diagnostic Services (IQIPS) and the Strategic Review of Cardiac Physiology Services. Sophie’s passion has always been educating others and is currently studying a Master’s in Clinical Education through the University of Edinburgh. Sophie is IBHRE CDS accredited and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Agenda

View the programme 23 June 2020

Webinar sign-in
Welcome and introduction

Nikhil Patel, President, Cardiology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Reading EGM’s and threshold case study 

Sophie Blackman and Kim Attenborough

Panel discussion

Panel - Nik Patel, Sophie Blackman, Kim Attenborough, Edward Burford, Ahmed Chilmeran, Hiten Patel and Stan Hadjivassilev

Treating chronotropic incompetence

Sophie Blackman and Kim Attenborough

Panel discussion

Panel - Nik Patel, Sophie Blackman, Kim Attenborough, Edward Burford, Ahmed Chilmeran, Hiten Patel and Stan Hadjivassilev

Managing AF

Sophie Blackman and Kim Attenborough

Panel discussion

Panel - Nik Patel, Sophie Blackman, Kim Attenborough, Edward Burford, Ahmed Chilmeran, Hiten Patel and Stan Hadjivassilev

How to deal with a far-field sensing

Sophie Blackman and Kim Attenborough 

Panel discussion

Panel - Nik Patel, Sophie Blackman, Kim Attenborough, Edward Burford, Ahmed Chilmeran, Hiten Patel and Stan Hadjivassilev

Closing remarks

Nikhil Patel

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.