IBHRE Lounge at Heart Rhythm 2023

The IBHRE Lounge, located in Room 240 of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO), is open on Friday and Saturday to all who are IBHRE certified. This is a great opportunity for IBHRE certified individuals to network, meet with IBHRE leaders and staff, learn about Scholarships for your colleagues, and pick up IBHRE certification lapel pins. In addition, learn about the updated Cardiac Device Education and Self-Assessment Course which is expected to be available this summer.

Interested in volunteering? Stop by the IBHRE Lounge to discuss volunteer opportunities - drop off your business card with IBHRE staff.

Refreshments will be available in the Lounge. If you miss visiting the Lounge and have questions, stop by IBHRE's exhibit, Booth #545, located near Rhythm Theater #1.

Note: Tell your colleagues considering IBHRE certification to attend the IBHRE Lounge session, Credentialing Exams Unplugged (see details below)!

Friday, May 19| 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Visit the IBHRE Lounge for a gift (while supplies last).

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

IBHRE Subject Matter Experts' Meet & Greet
All IBHRE subject matter experts, including item writers and Ambassadors, are invited to the IBHRE lounge for this informal opportunity to meet. Take advantage of this time to network and to also meet with IBHRE staff and leadership.

Saturday, May 20 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Credentialing Exams Unplugged
Panelists: Joe Giron, RCES, RCIS, RN, RT, CEPS of Cardiovascular Credentialing International in Raleigh, NC, Andrew Hordes, MD, FHRS, CCDS of The Heart and Vascular Center of ARHS in Boone, NC, and Eric Olsen, MBA, MSE, CEPS, CDRMS of Octagos Health in Houston, TX

Interested in earning certification? Attend this session to learn everything you want to know about obtaining and maintaining certification. A panel of distinguished guests will share their experiences followed by a question-and-answer session. Participants are encouraged to send questions in advance to IBHRE's Chief Executive Officer at tlofty@hrsonline.org.

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

IBHRE Coffee Chat: Overview of IBHRE-C3
Facilitator: Tracy Lofty, MSA, CAE – Chief Executive Officer, IBHRE: Learn about IBHRE-C3 for maintaining your certification. This is a great opportunity to view the IBHRE-C3 video and get the answers to your questions.


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