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Advanced Practice Providers

Clinical and professional education for Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) is essential to ensure that they have the most recent knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe, effective, and high-quality patient-centered care. Continuous learning and development can also help APPs stay current with the latest advances in healthcare and may offer career advancement opportunities. Some educational topics for APP professional education are:

  • Advanced clinical knowledge
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Patient-centered care
  • Leadership and management

These courses provide contemporary data on the latest research and techniques in the field.

APP Course Offerings: 

Multidisciplinary Arrhythmia Management: Building a Heart Team Approach to Treatment

These workshops are intended for advanced practice providers who are interested in learning about cardiac ablation techniques, patient selection, best practices and algorithm development. The course includes didactic as well as workshop discussions.

Didactic presentations will address:
  • Patient identification and selecting the appropriate patient pathway
  • Developing a heart team approach
  • Procedural techniques
  • Protocol sharing
Who should attend:
  • Physician Assistants
  • RN Coordinators/Afib Coordinators
  • Nurse Practitioners
Programs will be offered:
  • November 1-2 – Houston, TX

Interested In Attending - Heart Team      


Cryo Nerve Block Therapy: Post-operative Pain Management

The Advanced Practice Provider plays a significant role in the care pathway of the patient undergoing thoracotomy procedures. They are especially involved with the patient’s postoperative pain management. This course is structured to help the attendee gain a deeper understanding into the current analgesia standard of care (SOC) and the strategies to help achieve post operative pain relief, including Cryo Nerve Block (cryoNB) as an adjunct to a multimodal pain management approach.

Primary learning objectives:

  • Understand the definition, prevalence, associated co-morbidities, and burden of pain in relation to thoracic surgery in the U.S.
  • Identify the types of procedures and sources of pain for thoracic procedures in the U.S.
  • Discuss the steps and options for post-op pain management after thoracic surgery.
  • Define the science of cryoNB and the temporary disruption of nerve function for long-term post-op pain management.
  • Understand the most common types of procedures and techniques where cryoNB therapy is utilized.
  • Establish the benefits of a multi-modal pain management strategy.
Who should attend:
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • RN Coordinators
  • Other Healthcare Providers
Programs will be offered:
  • November 3, 2023 – Houston, TX

Interested In Attending - cryoNB      


Contact Hour(s):

If you would like access to educational opportunities that have contact hour(s), please use the below link to MediaSphere.

Earn one (1) Contact Hour provided by MediaSphere Medical with Educational Grant Support by AtriCure:

  • Course: Surgical AF Ablation, Left Atrial Appendage Management and Hybrid AF Convergent Therapy 
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