April 2007

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Volume 7 Issue 4

Editorial Staff

Clinical Editor
Bradley Knight, MD
Executive Editor
Laurie Gustafson
Managing Editor
Jodie Elrod
Production Manager
Alexa Flinn

Editorial Correspondence

Jodie Elrod, Managing Editor, EP Lab Digest
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Email: jelrod@hmpglobal.com
What are the five most important factors in building a successful AF program in a private practice? Describe some of the support staff and services needed for a complete AF program.
What is the size of your EP lab facility and number of staff members? What is the mix of credentials at your lab? At Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), we have two dedicated cardiac EP laboratory rooms. Both rooms are equipped for performan…
How long has your lab been participating in the ACC-NCDR ICD Registry? What are your thoughts on using the registry? Is it easy to use?
Why did you choose to work in the field of electrophysiology (EP)?
New Questions: Skills List for Nurses Working in the EP Lab We are revising our policies and procedures manual, and I wanted to include a skills list for EP nurses. Would you know where I could find this information in order to tailor one for my…
When was the original International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) exam created? For what purpose?