The IBHRE Lounge is open daily to all who are IBHRE certified. In addition to having a place to network as well as relax, this is a great opportunity to discuss volunteer opportunities, meet with IBHRE leaders, explore educational resources, and learn about certification trends. Certification informational sessions will be hosted in the IBHRE Lounge while other sessions will be hosted remotely. In addition, you may pick up your IBHRE certification lapel pins and ribbons here.
Refreshments will be available daily.
Lounge hours are from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
Wednesday, July 28
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Lounge Kickoff (IBHRE Lounge)
To kick off the opening of the IBHRE Lounge, stop by to pick up a gift from IBHRE (as available).
Volunteer with IBHRE (IBHRE Lounge)
Interested in volunteering with IBHRE? Stop by the IBHRE Lounge with your business card to let IBHRE staff know about your interest.
3:00 – 3:45 PM
Heart Rhythm 365: Resources for IBHRE Certification (IBHRE Lounge)
Speakers: Stephen Sye, Senior Director, Digital Products, Heart Rhythm Society; Pam Magnani, Associate Vice President Education, Heart Rhythm Society
Heart Rhythm 365 (HRS365), HRS’ online learning platform, offers many educational resources for individuals preparing for IBHRE certification as well as those seeking to maintain competencies. During this session, you will learn about all that HRS365 has to offer, including IBHRE's Cardiac Device Education and Self-Assessment Course. Attendees will receive a discount code towards a future purchase.
Thursday, July 29
2:00 – 2:30 PM
EP Learning ExPerience™ Event (IBHRE Lounge)
Take a tour of the EP Learning ExPerience™, 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 EP Learning ExPerience™ 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 receive a $100 coupon to use toward their EP Learning ExPerience™ registration, (includes CEUs).
4:00 – 4:30 PM
Certification in Cardiac Device Remote Monitoring: Question & Answer Session (Remote event on IBHRE's Facebook page; pre-registration required)
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
11:00 - 11:45 AM
Changes to IBHRE Recertification: An Overview of IBHRE-C3 (IBHRE Lounge)
Speaker: Tracy Lofty, MSA, CAE, Chief Executive Officer, IBHRE
Attend this session to learn about IBHRE’s new program, IBHRE-C3, designed to help you maintain your credentialing competency through continuous learning.
2:00 – 2:45 PM
Standards: The Relationship Between Device Clinic Accreditation and Certification (IBHRE Lounge and remote; 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)
Christine Greaves, RN, BSN
Director Heart Rhythm Center at MercyOne Iowa Heart Center
Attend this session for a presentation and discussion on the following:
- Improving and maintaining the quality of Device Clinic care through standardization
- How IBHRE certification is part of the standardization process
Announcement of Raffle Winners (IBHRE Lounge)