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


This program is intended for Advanced Practice Providers (APP) interested in learning more about the aspects of a cryoballoon ablation procedure, as well as data related to the safety and economic impact of same-day discharge, risk factor modification in the AF patient population, and referral best practices.


Andre Gauri, M.D.
Spectrum Health Medical Group
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Phillip Scotti, PA-C
Maimonides Medical Center
NYU Langone Health, NYP Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
New York City, New York

Andrea Robinson, ACNP
OhioHealth Heart & Vascular Physicians
Riverside Methodist Hospital
Columbus, Ohio

Judy Ingles
Principal Field Education Specialist
Cardiac Ablation Solutions, Medtronic
Mounds View, Minnesota


  • Learn the procedural aspects of a cryoballoon ablation
  • Review data on the safety and economic impact of same-day discharge
  • Discuss risk factor modification within the AF patient population
  • Understand referral best practices to gain early access to AF patients

Target audience

Advanced Practice Providers with a focus on cardiology and electrophysiology interested in learning concepts associated with cryoablation


All times listed in Central Time.

11:30 a.m. Welcome and Program Overview, Medtronic Medical Education
11:35 a.m. – Cryoballoon Ablation Procedure Review, Judy Ingles
11:55 a.m. – Same-day Discharge: Safety and Economic Impact, Andre Gauri, M.D.
12:15 p.m. – Risk Factor Modification in the AF Patient Population, Andrea Robinson, ACNP
12:35 p.m. – Referral Best Practices: Gaining Early Access to AF Patients, Phillip Scotti, PA-C
1:05 p.m. – Panel Discussion and Q&A
1:25 p.m. – Closing Remarks, Medtronic Medical Education

Advanced Practice Provider Breakout

This program has been approved by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), for 2.00 CERPs, Synergy CERP Category A, File Number 23578. 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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