The Basics Dallas

Order and Disorder: The Basics
February 1-2, 2019, Dallas

The-Basics 2019

Order and Disorder Registration Form

‘The Basics’ is a two-day course covering electrophysiologic principles, review of basic arrhythmias, 12 Lead EKG principles, indications for electrophysiologic testing, the basic steps of an EP study, and syncope. The intended audience for this course is staff who have worked in electrophysiology labs or industry for less than one year or those who want a solid review or foundation in basic electrophysiology. This course truly provides an opportunity for the participant to resolve uncertainties and unanswered questions. The syllabus is designed to be an excellent tool for self-study.

This program has been presented since 1996.

Upon completion of this program the learner will be able to..

1. Recall fundamentals of basic electrophysiology, including cellular physiology, anatomy and physiology of the conduction system and mechanisms of arrhythmias.

2. Calculate axis and identify bundle branch block on a 12-lead EKG.

3. State the types of EP studies and the objectives of each.

4. Be familiar with the indications for EP testing and the common clinical scenarios meeting these criteria.

5. Discuss the various responses to Head-up Tilt Testing.

6. State a systemic approach to interpreting electrograms.

Total Credit: 18.9 Contact Hours (California Board of Nursing)
17 Contact Hours (ASRT)

Day 1
Faculty: Linda Moulton RN MS

7:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00am Anatomy and Physiology of the Heart and Conduction System; Basic Electrophysiologic Principles; Arrhythmogenesis; Basics of Rhythm Interpretation

10:00am Break

10:15am Overview of Arrhythmias and Current Treatments; Introduction to the 12 Lead ECG

12:00pm Lunch on your own

12:45pm Axis Deviation; Bundle Branch Blocks and Hemiblocks

2:00pm Break

2:15pm Narrow QRS Tachycardia; Wide QRS Tachycardia

5:00 pm Conclusion

Day 2
Faculty: Kriegh Moulton MD

7:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00am More Physiology; Indications for EP Testing; Catheters and Catheter Placement

10:00am Break

10:15am Fluoroscopic Anatomy and the Fat Stripe; A Primer on Electrogram Recordings; Programmed Stimulation and the Propagating Impulse; Components of the EP Study

12:00 pm Lunch on your own

12:45 pm Components of the EP Study continued

2:00pm Break

2:15pm Components of the EP Study continued

3:00pm Syncope

4:00pm EP Study One More Time

5:00pm Conclusion and Evaluation

COST: $300 (Books, Continental Breakfast, and Breaks Included)

Registration Form

A certificate of attendance will be given upon completion of course requirements, enabling you to register your credit with the appropriate licensing boards or associations. You may apply for other accreditations using the procedure established by the specific organization. Additional brochures and evaluation forms can be provided upon request. Full attendance is required.

These programs have been approved by the California Board of Nursing (CEP 12206) and the ASRT.

Kriegh P. Moulton MD is a senior member of Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants, Springfield, Illinois. Dr. Moulton has presented this course to electrophysiology staff across the U.S. He makes electrophysiology come alive with an exciting and understandable presentation.

Linda Moulton RN, M.S. is a researcher, educator, consultant, medical writer, and owner of Critical Care ED and CCE Consulting. Her professional roles have also included manager and Clinical specialist. She has taught across the U.S., for NASPE, and for industry. She manages the website.

Dallas, The Basics, February 1-2, 2019

The conference will be held at the Westin Dallas Downtown, 1201 Main St, Dallas TX 75203; Phone: 972-584-6650.

A variety of additional hotels are within walking distance to accommodate any budget:

Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown, 1015 Elm Street, Dallas; 214-742-5678.
Homewood Suites by Hilton, 1025 Elm Street, Dallas 75202; 214-748-4000.
Adolphus Hotel, 1321 Commerce Street, Dallas 75202; 214-742-8200.
Magnolia Hotel Dallas Downtown, 1401 Commerce Street, Dallas 75201; 214-915-6500.
Aloft Dallas Downtown, 1033 Young Street, Dallas 75202; 214-761-0000.