You’ll monitor devices and perform, assist with and observe numerous interventional and surgical procedures.
During this rotation, you’ll train primarily in the electrophysiology lab. Your responsibilities there include:
Your inpatient experience includes performing consultations to evaluate for syncope, arrhythmia and the need for EP studies or devices. Part of this experience includes performing cardioversion and managing anti-arrhythmic medications.
In the device follow-up clinic, you’ll care for outpatients, helping keep their rhythm management devices functioning optimally. You’ll learn basic device programming and how to recognize malfunctions.
You’ll also learn the indications, contraindications and potential complications of pacemakers, defibrillators and implantable loop recorders.