The Basics Orlando

Order and Disorder: The Basics
September 6-7, 2019, Orlando

Basics 2019 Fall (PDF to download)

Order and Disorder Registration Form Fall (PDF to download)

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‘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: 17.4 Contact Hours (California Board of Nursing)
17 Contact Hours (ASRT)

Day 1
Faculty: Linda Moulton RN MS

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

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

10:00 am Break

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

12:00 pm Lunch on your own

Faculty: Kriegh Moulton MD

12:45 pm More Physiology; Indications for EP Testing; Catheters and Catheter Placement

2:15 pm Break

2:30 pm Fluoroscopic Anatomy and the Fat Stripe; A Primer on Electrogram Recordings; Programmed Stimulation and the Propagating Impulse; Components of the EP Study

5:00 pm Conclusion

Day 2

Faculty: Kriegh Moulton MD

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am Components of the EP Study continued

10:00 am Break

10:15 am Components of the EP Study continued

11:00 am Syncope

11:30 am EP Study One More Time

12:15 pm Lunch on your own

Faculty: Linda Moulton RN MS

12:45 pm Introduction to the 12 Lead EKG, Axis Deviation; Bundle Branch Blocks and Hemiblocks

2:30 pm Break

2:15pm Narrow QRS Tachycardia; Wide QRS Tachycardia

5:00 pm Conclusion and Evaluation

COST: $310 (Books, Continental Breakfast, and Breaks Included)

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.

Hotel reservation link

Orlando, “The Basics” September 6-7, 2019

The conference will be held at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center, 1500 Sand Lake Road, Orlando, Florida, 32809; Phone: 407-859-1500. Critical Care Ed has reserved rooms for participants and their guests. A special room rate is in effect based on availability from September 5 through the night of September 6 with September 7 check-out: $114 per night plus taxes. All guests should make reservations directly with the hotel at 1-800-588-4656. Please request Group rate for the ‘CCE Consulting Meeting’ to receive this rate. Reservations must include first night’s deposit to be guaranteed. Major credit cards are acceptable to establish pre-payment. Be sure to request written confirmation of your registration. An early departure fee will be charged for early checkouts.

Release Date:

The hotel room release date is Friday, August 9th. Reservations requests received after this will be accepted on space and rate availability basis.

Room Cancellations:

Contact the hotel regarding cancellations. Cancellations can be made up to 72 hours prior to arrival.

Airport Transportation:

Cab or Uber available. There is no hotel shuttle to the airport.


Complimentary for hotel guests. Those not staying in hotel may park in the adjacent Florida Mall for no charge.

For further information call 217-836-4100.