Welcome to the arrhythmia service, we hope that you have an enriched experience. The following document provides you with important elements of this rotation. There is considerable flexibility with respect to observational / learning experiences and each student is encouraged to take initiative to pursue his/her areas of interest.
On your first day of the rotation, please contact the Arrhythmia Service Attending. They can be paged through locating (ext. 14708) or found at the Pacemaker and Device Clinic on the 2nd floor. If the elective was arranged with a specific attending, contact them.
As part of the arrhythmia service, the following activities are encouraged:
· Arrhythmia Service
o Contact the Arrhythmia Fellow on service to coordinate.
o Ward consultations and follow-up of ward arrhythmia patients.
o Daily rounding with Arrhythmia Attending.
· Pacemaker and Device Clinic
o Mainly following of patients with pacemakers, ICDs and CRTs.
o Suggested observation for 1-2 days.
· Arrhythmia Clinics
o Arrhythmia Clinic schedule varies week-to-week, if interested in attending please discuss clinic schedule with Arrhythmia Attending.
o Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic – typically Fridays, if interested contact Dr. M. Green (email@example.com) and Dr. Hansom (firstname.lastname@example.org).
· Electrophysiology (EP) Lab
o Procedures are undertaken daily in 4 EP labs.
o If interested in observing procedures, please discuss with Arrhythmia attending and they will direct you to EP lab.
o Of note, suggested procedures for observations include pacemaker insertions and SVT ablations.
· Arrhythmia Monitoring Center
o Optional, if interested please contact email@example.com to arrange a day to observe.
The following are rounds undertaken to all elective residents:
o 0800 – Morning Report (Multimedia room, H2) - Contact Cardiology Residents for Zoom link.
o 1600 – ECG Rounds (Multimedia room, H2) - Contact Cardiology Residents for Zoom link.
o 1700 – Arrhythmia Device Rounds (Multimedia room, H2) - Contact EP Fellows for Zoom link.
o 0745 – ICD rounds (H4430, optional) - Suspended during Covid restrictions.
o 0800 – Junior Teaching Rounds (Foustanellas Center, H2) - Contact Cardiology Residents for Zoom link.
o 0730 – Grand Rounds (Foustanellas Center, H2) - Contact Cardiology Residents for Zoom link.
o 0800 – ROLO (Review of Literature) Rounds (Multimedia, H2) - Contact Cardiology Residents for Zoom link.
o 0800 – Morning Report (Foustanellas East, H2) - Contact Cardiology Residents for Zoom link.
o 0200 – Chief Resident Teaching Rounds (Foustanellas East, H2) - Contact Cardiology Residents for Zoom link.
Arrhythmia Journal club – Dinner at 6:30 pm, Every 2nd Tuesday of the month - Contact EP Fellows for Zoom link.
For any questions, please refer to the Arrhythmia Service Attending (EP staff) or contact Dr. Mouhannad Sadek (firstname.lastname@example.org)