EP Academy provides an advanced education solution to better meet training needs in today’s fast-paced environment. With an innovative digitally-based curriculum, EP Academy offers users convenient, 24/7 access to a wealth of expert-led lectures and interactive educational resources to promote self-paced learning and knowledge growth.
Developed in collaboration with Duke Heart Center and built on industry certification standards, EP Academy offers a comprehensive preparatory course for the RCES exam. The course includes detailed illustrations, practices tests and references covering everything from the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology to complex procedures.
- 75 online lectures (over 14 hours of content) paired with reading assignments
- 600 comprehensive review questions simulate real RCES exam questions
- 400 glossary terms and 40 practice tests
The course is available in four easy-to-complete modules:
Our curriculum starts with the basics of anatomy and the conduction system, designed to give the beginning learner the perspective of physiology and an understanding of how arrhythmias affect the circulatory system. We progress to fundamentals of action potential, mechanisms of activation and activation sequences before moving to catheter positioning and ECG / EGM layout.
Once the foundation is set, we move to more advanced subjects such as EGM rhythm recognition and baseline measurements. From there we do a deep dive into both atrial and ventricular arrhythmias and finally have advanced subjects such as stimulation protocols and radio-frequency ablation.
Our third course covers pacemaking topics and applications such as lead technology overviews, capture, sensing and threshold testing and advanced laser lead extraction.
After the first three modules, you’ll be prepared to sit for the RCES examination. EGM Storyboards are designed to take EP knowledge to the next level – the IBHRE certification proctored by Heart Rhythm Society. We teach advanced differential diagnosis for all the different arrhythmias, as well as other very complex topics, in an easy-to-learn format using static EGM images and pointing out all the subtle nuances.