IBHRE Lounge at Heart Rhythm 2021

The IBHRE Lounge is open daily to all who are IBHRE certified. In addition to having a place to network as well as to relax, this is a great opportunity to discuss volunteer opportunities, meet with IBHRE leaders, learn about educational resources, and certification trends. Certification informational sessions will be hosted in the Lounge while other sessions will be hosted remotely. In addition, you may pick up you IBHRE certification lapel pins and ribbons in the Lounge.

Refreshments will be available daily. 

Wednesday, July 28| Lounge Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Lounge Kickoff

To kick off the opening of the IBHRE Lounge, stop by to pick up a gift from IBHRE (as available).

Volunteer with IBHRE

Interested in volunteering with IBHRE? Stop by the IBHRE Lounge with your business card letting IBHRE staff know your interest.

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Heart Rhythm 365: Resources for IBHRE Certification (session will occur in the IBHRE Lounge)

Speakers: Tim Gregory, Chief Learning Officer, Heart Rhythm Society; Pam Magnani, Associate Vice President Education, Heart Rhythm Society

HRS offers many educational resources for individuals preparing for IBHRE certification as well as those seeking to maintain competencies. In addition, learn about IBHRE's Cardiac Device Education and Self-Assessment Course and receive a discount code towards your purchase.

Thursday, July 29| Lounge Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

EP Learning ExPerienceTM Event (session will occur in the IBHRE Lounge)

We will take you on a tour of the EP Learning ExPerienceTM which is designed to expand upon clinical and technical EP concepts, leading you to critical thinking skill s and a functional understanding of the complexities in clinical EP. The program is delivered through a state-of-the-art learning portal to provide you with a truly unique educational and social forum -- all delivering precisely what you need to become a confident EP professional.

The program includes more than 50 interactive learning modules with study guides, 400+ questions, hundreds of educational resources, and access to a network of EP professionals, and 70+ CEUs.

Target Audience:
Allied Professionals, Advanced Practice Providers, EP Fellows and/or Industry Professionals working in the EP field.

Attendees will be provided a $100 coupon to user when registering for the EP Learning ExPerienceTM, which will include CEUs.

4:00 – 4:30 p.m. (Remote Event: Facebook)

Certification in Cardiac Device Remote Monitoring: Question & Answer Session (session will occur in the IBHRE Lounge and will be offered remotely - pre-registration required for remote access)

Facilitator: Laurie Newmark, RN, CCDS, Heart Watch Solutions, Chair, IBHRE Ambassadors

Join IBHRE on Facebook and get the answers to your questions about the new certification, Cardiac Device Remote Monitoring Specialist (CDRMS).

Friday, July 30| Lounge Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.

Changes to IBHRE Recertification: An Overview of IBHRE-C3 (session will be in the IBHRE Lounge)

Speaker: Tracy Lofty, MSA, CAE, Chief Executive Officer, IBHRE

IBHRE will launch a new program to maintain your credentialing competency- IBHRE-C3. Attend this session to learn about the new process that leads to continuous learning.

2:00 – 2:45 p.m. 

Standards: The Relationship Between Device Clinic Accreditation and Certification (session will occur in the IBHRE Lounge and will be offered remotely - pre-registration required for remote access)



Frank Vermeiren, MS, RT, (R)(CV), RDCS
Director of Strategic Business Development
Director of Accreditation - Cardiac Electrophysiology/Cardiovascular Catherization
Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)

Amy S. Leiserowitz, RN, FHRS, CCDS
Clinical Coordinator, Heart Rhythm Center
Mercy One, Iowa Center

Attend this session for a presentation and discussion on the following:

  • The value of advanced credentialing in the accreditation process
  • Minimum experience pathway requirements for Device Clinic accreditation and credential verification process

3:00 p.m.

Announcement of Raffle Winners


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