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11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. CT

General Session Breakout
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This program is intended for the Allied Health Professional (AHP), with experience supporting the Arctic Front™ Family of Cryoballoon ablation procedures who are interested in learning additional advanced cryoballoon ablation concepts.


Anna Borenstein
Senior Field Education Specialist

Doug Petruzates
Senior Clinical Specialist

Vincius Cunha
Principal Field Education Specialist

Sai Ramnarayanan
Principal Field Education Specialist

Elizabeth Darling
Principal Field Education Specialist

Jennifer Frederick
Principal Field Education Specialist


  • Review the biophysics of cryotherapy ablation
  • Understand  procedural best practices of a cryoballoon ablation
  • Identify pulmonary vein potentials and methods to assess pulmonary vein isolation
  • Learn adjunctive techniques to a cryoablation procedure including CMAP and pressure wave monitoring


AHPs with Arctic Front™ Family Cryoablation System experience and an interest in learning about advanced concepts of cryoablation


All times listed in Central Time.

11:30 a.m. – Welcome and Program Overview, Medtronic Medical Education
11:35 a.m. – Biophysics of Cryoablation, Vincius Cunha
12:05 p.m. – Cryoablation Best Practices, Anna Borenstein
12:30 p.m. – Transition to Focused Breakouts 

General Session Breakout


There are four total focused breakout sessions, each 30 minutes. You will have the chance to join two different sessions.   

First Focused Breakout: 12:30-1:00 p.m. CT
Second focused Breakout: 1:00-1:30 p.m. CT

  • Breakout 1: Cryoablation Case Study, Sai Ramnarayanan
  • Breakout 2: EGM Interpretation: PV Potentials, Elizabeth Darling
  • Breakout 3: Cryoablation Adjunctive Techniques: CMAP and Pressure Wave Monitoring, Jennifer Frederick
  • Breakout 4: ICE Discussion, Doug Petruzates

Allied Health Professional Breakout

This program has been approved by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), for 1.00 CERPs, Synergy CERP Category A, File Number 23567. Approval refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN approval or endorsement of the content of this educational activity, or the products mentioned.  Participants who are licensed to provide healthcare in MA or VT will not receive a contact hours certificate. HCPs who meet the expanded covered recipient provider types under the federal Open Payments program and receive contact hours are subject to reporting under this national disclosure program. Please see the Open Payments resources page for more information.

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