Advanced: Intersection of EP and Heart Failure: Afib, VT and avoidance of shocks

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This session will provide a high level overview of topics that blend electrophysiology and heart failure including importance of maintaining normal sinus rhythm, benefits of the watchman procedure, indications for HIS bundle vs left bundle vs CRT pacing as well as stable VT management and avoidance of ICD shocks


Dr. Sunita Ferns, MD

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recall importance of maintaining NSR in patients with heart failure and benefits of watchman procedure
  • Identify pacing modalities including HIS bundle, left bundle and CRT pacing and the impact on patient with heart failure
  • Recall interventions available used to avoid erroneous ICD shocks

Accreditation Statement
This activity is provided by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN). The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure/Conflicts of Interest
The planners and faculty for this activity do not have any relevant relationships to disclose unless listed below. Any resulting conflicts of interest have been resolved according to ANCC guidance.

Disclosure of Commercial Support
AAHFN did not receive commercial support from any organizations for this activity.   

Enduring Education Activity
Expiration Date: December 31, 2022
1.0 Contact Hours ANCC