CRT training and solutions

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Learn from implant experts

Get insights from experienced implant experts and proctors in a variety of learning opportunities, including webinars, didactic discussions, virtual sessions, and live lab sessions for hands-on experience. You’ll enhance your CRT implant skills knowledge, and expertise, even when faced with challenging anatomies.

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Upcoming events

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Mastering the CRT Implant program

  • June 12, 2023
  • October 2, 2023
  • January 8, 2024
  • March 25, 2024

Medtronic Physiological Research Lab
Minneapolis, MN

Program directors

Robert Canby, M.D.
Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia
St. David’s Medical Center
Austin, TX

Aaditya Vora, M.D.
Baptist Heart Specialists
Baptist Medical Center — Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL

Susan S. Kim, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL

Jaimie Manlucu, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Western University
London, Ontario, Canada

Program overview

The Mastering the CRT Implant program is targeted for electrophysiologists earlier in their careers who are looking to gain more experience with CRT implant procedure solutions and overcoming challenging anatomies. The program includes didactic lectures and challenging case study discussions, path model demonstrations, and a hands-on animal and cadaver lab, with a specific focus on Medtronic leads and delivery tools. The program has approximately four hours of lab time. 

Program objectives

  • Overview of leads and delivery tools
  • In-depth discussion on CRT implant procedures
  • Overcoming difficult anatomies
  • Case study reviews
  • Hands-on opportunities with path models, cadaver, and animal labs 

Webinar series 

Troubleshooting your CRT implant
Date pending

Troubleshooting your CRT device
Date pending

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Program directors

Jonathan Dukes, M.D.
Cardiology Associates Medical Group
Ventura, CA

Dinesh Sharma, M.D., M.P.H., FHRS
Naples Heart Institute
Naples, FL

Program overview

This two-part webinar series is geared toward early career electrophysiologists and fellows interested in gaining further exposure to CRT implant procedure solutions and overcoming challenging anatomies. The program will cover the CRT implant procedure from start to finish. This course will include discussions on planning your CRT procedure, tool selection, options for overcoming difficult anatomies, and CRT device optimization.

Program objectives

  • Understand CS cannulation techniques
  • Discuss selection of target vessel(s) for lead placement
  • Review testing of lead and selection of pacing vectors
  • Discuss device programming options
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CRT Sacramento implant training

Date pending

Program director

Mark Bowers, M.D.
Mercy Medical Group
Sacramento, CA

Program overview

The CRT Sacramento program is ideal for more experienced implanters who would like more support with their CRT implants. The program includes some didactic lectures and challenging case path model demonstrations, and a hands-on animal lab focusing on leads and the delivery tools. This program may be tailored to the needs of the audience. This program may also offer special topics of interest, such as hospital economics education (reimbursement), device optimization, and patient selection.

Program objectives

  • Overview of leads and delivery tools
  • In-depth discussion on CRT implant procedures
  • Hands-on opportunities with path models and animal lab

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Medtronic is recognized as the global leader in cardiac rhythm and heart failure innovation. Our commitment to advancing treatment has led to the development of the world’s most advanced CRT delivery systems, leads, and devices, and a highly focused implant program with the resources and ongoing education to help expand your expertise.

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