Physician Education

EDUCARE is a comprehensive suite of education and training programs that support healthcare professionals in the delivery of patient care worldwide.


Boston Scientific hosts and sponsors educational programs across the country to provide physicians with updates on new therapies and treatments. The portfolio of offerings includes both Online Education and In-person Opportunities.

Non-Accredited Online Courses

In-Person Opportunities

S-ICD™ System Learning Center

Visit the S-ICD System Learning Center to prepare for EMBLEM S-ICD™ System implant training and access additional education resources. 


Non-Accredited Online Courses


S-ICD Webcast*

Dr. Martin Burke of the University of Chicago and Dr. Michael Gold of the Medical University of South Carolina, along with Senior VP and Chief Medical Officer of Boston Scientific, Dr. Kenneth Stein, present an introduction and overview of the S-ICD system, implant procedure, clinical data & results of the S-ICD IDE study, followed by a panel discussion.

*This webcast has been approved for US and International health care providers.



Hear from Drs. Arthur Moss and Marc Pfeffer as they discuss MADIT-CRT and the resulting FDA indication and its impact on patient care for heart failure.



Managing Patient Data within the Model 3120 Programmer

This training series assists users of the ZOOM™ LATITUDE™ Model 3120 Programmer in printing reports to an external printer, generating PDF reports, exporting patient data and reports from the programmer hard drive to a USB pen drive, and extracting patient data and reports from a USB pen drive to a PC. CRM-116505-AA



Perioperative Guidelines

This video series provides guidance on the management of patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices during and after surgical or medical procedures.

Watch Dr. Arjun Sharma, VP of Patient Safety at Boston Scientific, and Dr. George Crossely, EP and President of Mid-State Cardiology Associates and lead author of the consensus statement, as they discuss the highlights of the consensus statement published by The Heart Rhythm Society and American Society of Anesthesiologists. 



In-Person Opportunities

Boston Scientific conducts in-person programs in a variety of locations across the United States. These programs provide physicians with access to key opinion leaders and locally, nationally, and internationally renowned faculty who share their knowledge on the latest in cardiology and electrophysiology as well as safe and effective use of Boston Scientific products.

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For upcoming program details, dates and registration for any of these in-person opportunities, please contact your Boston Scientific sales representative at 1-800-CARDIAC.


Lecture-Based Learning

These programs highlight the current state of scientific knowledge for physicians who care for and manage patients with arrhythmias and heart failure.

Nationally-recognized faculty discuss advances in the management of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, risk stratification for sudden cardiac arrest, and strategies for heart failure management.

Attendees have the opportunity to discuss CRM case studies with faculty in an interactive forum.


CRM Skills-based Hands-on Training

Institute for Advancing Science

The Institute for Advancing Science located in St. Paul, MN offers a unique and customized learning experience for practicing physicians who need additional refresher training.

The one day physician skills training programs focus on the safe and effective use of Boston Scientific products and combine didactic learning with hands-on workshop application including VR simulators, 3D models and animal models in a fully functional cath lab.

Programs are customized to the learning needs of the physician including pacemaker and LV lead system implants and transseptal procedures.  Physicians may expect to learn the following:

  • appropriate system selection and use of implant tools
  • interpretation of stored data
  • lead selection
  • insertion and appropriate placement based on anatomical differences
  • safe septal crossing
  • recognition and management of complications

Implant Training Programs

Hands-on training centers are located throughout the country. These programs are designed to provide you an opportunity to observe and participate in actual patient implants under the direct supervision of expert EP physician instructors.

The instructor provides didactic instruction including patient selection and preparation, implant steps, lead and device selection, patient management, follow-up, and troubleshooting techniques.

Programs are available to implanting physicians with a focus on either pacemaker or LV lead implantation designed to teach the safe and effective use of BSC products.