Welcome to the ninth educational blog post in our series on remote monitoring for caregivers of patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs). In this post, we will focus on the scheduling considerations and special needs of pediatric patients with CIEDs in remote monitoring programs.
Pediatric patients with CIEDs require scheduling similar to that for remote monitoring of adult patients. However, there are some additional considerations that device clinics should keep in mind:
Pediatric patients with CIEDs may have special needs that require additional considerations. Here are some key factors to keep in mind:
As caregivers, it is crucial to consider the scheduling considerations and unique needs of pediatric patients with CIEDs in remote monitoring programs. Work closely with the patient’s healthcare provider and family to ensure the program is tailored to their needs. Stay informed about the latest guidelines and recommendations from professional societies like the ACC and AHA.
In our next blog post, we will delve into the importance of ongoing quality assurance and improvement programs in remote monitoring programs. Stay tuned for more valuable insights on managing remote monitoring for patients with CIEDs.
*Note: This educational blog post is provided as a service of Cardiac RMS and is based on the 2023 HRS/EHRA/APHRS/LAHRS Expert Consensus Statement on Practical Management of the Remote Device Clinic.
Cardiac RMS LLC is a clinical service partner with expertise in remote monitoring of patients who have a cardiac pacemaker, implantable cardiac defibrillator, implantable heart failure device, or implantable loop recorder. Services also include Virtual Care Management, utilizing Remote Physiologic Monitoring (RPM) and care management to remotely support the treatment of patients with chronic conditions.