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Education and Training

We are highly committed to training and education and provide robust blended training programs to develop expertise and support optimal clinical outcomes. Our faculty/trainers are experts in the field of treatment of atrial fibrillation and LAA management. Our courses feature both didactic and hands-on training from highly experienced Afib surgeons and electrophysiologists covering a broad range of relevant topics;

  • Understand the relevant anatomy for performing a concomitant procedure
  • Review pathophysiology and key principles of atrial fibrillation treatment
  • Review society guidelines supporting surgical ablation and left appendage management
  • Discuss the rationale and indications for the Maze IV lesion set and Hybrid AF Minimally Invasive Therapy
  • Identify tips and tricks to improve procedural efficiency and clinical efficacy
  • Review alternate surgical approaches, energy sources and lesion sets associated with surgical treatment
  • List pre and postoperative care considerations of concomitant treatment
  • Review role and alternate techniques associated with left atrial appendage management
  • Understand the benefits of surgeon/ electrophysiologist collaboration in identifying, treating, and performing rhythm follow-up of atrial fibrillation patients

Advanced Ablation Course

The Advanced Arrhythmia course provides a unique two-day learning experience for healthcare providers interested in learning about the diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of surgical ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing cardiac surgery.

Advanced Hybrid Ablation Course

We offer training opportunities for healthcare professionals looking to expand their treatment offerings. The pathway is intended for Cardiac Surgeons and Electrophysiologists who want to implement a Hybrid AF™ Convergent Therapy with the EPi-Sense® coagulation device.