Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals

December 2007 Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals (SICP) News

The Emerald Coast Chapter was proud to have Dr. AlSheikh and Dr. Neilson as speakers on November 28, 2007, at the Atlas, Pensacola, Florida. The topic was Atrial Fib and its treatment options in the EP lab and the OR. The Emerald Coast Chapter SICP would like to thank our vendor sponsor, Shelby Dukes, St. Jude Medical. Please contact Angie Bowles for chapter information at angiermark@aol.com. Angie Bowles, RN,CCRN Emerald Coast Chapter President The Keystone Chapter of the SICP held a dinner lecture on November 1, 2007 at the Eden Resort Inn in Lancaster, PA. Forty-seven cardiovascular professionals attended a dinner, followed by a lecture from Dr. Ross Zimmer, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director, Heart Failure Program at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia. The meeting was sponsored by our local Medtronic Vascular representatives. Prior to Dr. Zimmer’s presentation, chapter staff presented an update on our efforts to further define and recognize our credential in the State of Pennsylvania. We are planning our next meeting for February 2008. For more information about the Keystone Chapter, email Mark Koch at MFKoch@LancasterGeneral.org Update on the Developing Chapters of SICP There are many inquiries and developing chapters of SICP forming right now. Do you know your local chapter? For more information on your local chapter or to start a chapter in your area, contact Andy Chase, director@sicp.com Some of our developing chapters include Alaska; San Francisco, California; Mobile, Alabama; Atlanta, Georgia; Tampa, Florida; Los Angeles, California; New Orleans, Louisiana and more. Get involved with your local chapter and join us! Find out more information about the Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals at www.sicp.com, including upcoming events and position statements. What you don’t know about the SICP may surprise you!