October 18 - 21, 2014 - Fairmont Hotel - San Francisco, CA

Course Directors: Packer, Douglas L., M.D. | Wilber, David, M.D. (guest) | Stevenson, William G., M.D. (guest)

This course provides a current, in-depth review of approaches to complex ablation for the spectrum of cardiac arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, complex atrial arrhythmias after AF ablation or in congenital heart disease, atrial tachycardias and atypical flutters, and ventricular arrhythmias with or without associated heart disease.

Registration Fee

Fellow, Resident, PA, NP, RN$875.00
MD, PhD, DO, PharmD$995.00

The registration fee includes tuition, an electronic course syllabus, continental breakfasts, break refreshments and lunch.

The symposium syllabus (presentations in PDF form) will be available to registrants on this web site during the course dates and for six months afterward.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop and/or electronic tablet to the program to view the materials. Attendees should have their log-in information available at the course in order to access course materials, and should be familiar with using their device prior to accessing materials.

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Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the mechanisms underlying cardiac arrhythmias amenable to ablation
  • Distinguish both normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy and its role in the genesis of arrhythmias and ablations strategy
  • Describe optimal mapping and ablation techniques for specific arrhythmias and clinical circumstances
  • Discuss major risks associated with ablation
  • Assess the value and limitations of high-end technology in the ablation process
  • Identify the role for pre- and intraprocedural imaging techniques to optimize outcomes and increase safety of ablation procedures

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Credit Information

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

Core Competencies

  • Medical Knowledge
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Patient care
Course summary