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What does a Medical Device Specialist do?
A medical device specialist provides critical expertise to physicians and patients to ensure successful implantation and ongoing functionality of medical devices such as pacemakers. Clinical Specialists working in an electrophysiology role enable successful cardiac mapping and ablation procedures. PrepMD trained device specialists are employed by medical device companies and healthcare systems across the U.S.
PrepMD Training and Placement Program
Founded in 2009, PrepMD’s Cardiac Clinical Specialist 24-week training program places graduates in high-demand cardiac medical device specialist careers. PrepMD has a 98% placement rate. Graduates hit the ground running working for leading device companies and healthcare providers across the U.S. Our strict selection process, rigorous hands-on training program, and world-class clinical partnerships prepare our graduates for success in highly desirable careers.
98% Placement Rate
Cardiac Device Specialist Career
Clinical Specialist Careers
Cardiac medical devices offer patients better quality of life. PrepMD trains cardiac medical device clinical specialists who support the clinical and technical applications of cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) such as pacemakers and implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs) and the foundational skills required to support complex cardiac electrophysiology mapping and ablation procedures.
24-Week Cardiac Specialist Training Program
PrepMD Training Program
PrepMD is an academically rigorous and comprehensive training program providing a rewarding career to those who are passionate, focused, and hard working. This 24-week program focuses on cardiac rhythm management (CRM) and electrophysiology (EP) devices and procedures. We start three cohorts per year, and each cohort completes three phases of study, including clinical rotations in Boston’s hospitals.
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Award winning facility with high-tech classrooms
Electrophysiology Mapping Lab
The EP Lounge
Our expanded facility includes a dedicated EP lounge where students learn complex electrophysiology mapping procedures. PrepMD provides an immersive, hands-on approach in a technologically advanced environment for training future medical device professionals.
PrepLab™ Mock Operating Room
PrepLab™ Procedure Room
PrepLab™Mock Procedure Room
PrepLab™ Mock Procedure Room provides the ultimate hand-on training and testing experience. We recreate entire device implantation procedures with high fidelity. In addition to acquainting you with different implant procedures for various arrhythmias, you can also familiarize yourself with appropriate procedure room protocols.
Get to know how different devices impact heart arrhythmias at our Programmer Bar™. This one-of-a-kind training system lets you compare device algorithm effects while practicing your device programming skills. The Programmer Bar™ also offers video conferencing capabilities, so you and your classmates can attend interactive lectures with guest speakers in real time.
World Class Clinical Partners
Clinical Rotations at world’s top medical centers that PrepMD partners with enable students to gain first hand experience.
Beth Israel Deaconess is a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and is ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals”.
Tufts Medical Center is the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine and a world-class medical center.
Boston Medical Center treats one million patients annually across 70 specialties and is affiliated with Boston University School of Medicine.
Lahey Clinic Medical Center was founded in 1923 and is a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine.
UMass Memorial Medical Center is the region’s trusted academic medical center, part of the prestigious UMass Memorial Health Care system.
400+ grads since 2009 and 98% placement rate across the U.S.
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