ACPIC 2022: VT ablation - Combatting Sudden Cardiac Death


Australasian College of Paramedicine International Conference (ACPIC 2022)

ACPIC 2022 delivered a wide range of clinical and research sessions from experts and leaders in paramedicine. Hosted in Brisbane (September 2022) the program was designed to inspire, educate and broaden horizons.

Conference theme: Embracing Strengths | Shaping Futures

VT ablation: Combatting Sudden Cardiac Death

VT ablation is an important procedure for combatting sudden death, ICD shocks and improving quality of life. This session will explore the long term consequences of ischemic heart disease and how VT ablation procedures can be used to help manage arrhythmia risk. This session will touch on the evidence behind such techniques and how we can make a difference in patients' lives.

Biography: Mitch Cowan

Mitchell Cowan is a Senior Cardiac Physiologist at Royal North Shore Hospital and Clinical Specialist at Biosense Webster. He specialises in Electrophysiology & Cardiac Devices, currently sitting on the EP Test Writing Committee for IBHRE and the Professional Standards Committee for PICSA. He is a published author in JACC on the management of ventricular arrhythmias and is currently involved in research projects on the QT interval as well as predicting sudden death in TAVI. He has also written chapters on atrial flutter, RVOT VT & ARVC in the “Cardiac Electrophysiology in Clinical Case Review” textbook. He has lectured at local and international conferences and is passionate about educating staff and increasing the professional standards of healthcare to facilitate better patient care.

Moderator: Jessica Wissa, Critical Care Paramedic, Queensland Ambulance Service and ACPIC 2022 Organising Committee Member

Presented by Mitch Cowan



28 minutes
12th Oct 2022
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Non-member $19
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