The PrepMD Passport Series provides a self-paced and self-directed learning resource for individuals seeking to start or advance a cardiac medical device clinical specialist career. “Passport Holders” master cardiac anatomy and physiology foundational knowledge and cardiac medical device fundamentals in the following cardiac specialities: Cardiac Rhythm Management, Electrophysiology, Structural Heart, Interventional Cardiology and Remote Monitoring.
PrepMD Passport Series Cardiac Rhythm Management Pathway (Bundle 1 of 2)
Comprehensive understanding of the disease states of Cardiac Rhythm Management subspecialty, clinical applications, and devices
PrepMD Passport Series Electrophysiology Pathway (Bundle 1 of 2)
PrepMD Passport Series Interventional Cardiology & Structural Heart Pathway (Bundle 1 of 2)
If you're interested in a full-time training program, PrepMD offers a Medical Device Specialist Training. Based out of the Boston area, this program prepares students for the rewarding cardiac medical device specialist career space.
Practice Tests for the IBHRE® CCDS Exam
This course is designed to help you test your practical understanding of device function and prepare for the IBHRE® CCDS exam. Access for 12 months.
Practice Tests for the IBHRE® CDRMS Exam28 Lessons $299.00
Practice Tests for the IBHRE® CEPS Exam(3) 5.0 average rating27 Lessons $299.00
Webinar Series for the IBHRE® CCDS Exam22 Lessons $250.00
PrepMD IBHRE® Companion Binder1 Lessons $225.00
PrepMD offers customized training solutions for healthcare and medical device company professionals in the cardiac medical device space. Onsite, online, and hybrid training solutions are used to initiate or augment existing training programs. Customizable learning solutions include proficiency assessments, self-paced online learning, traditional classroom instruction and hands-on simulation training in our state-of-the-art facility and online faculty-led sessions.
The PrepMD state-of-the-art Cath Lab, Programmer Bar, and EP Control Room provide new hires, existing staff, and allied health professionals an opportunity to improve proficiency levels on cardiac diseases, devices, therapies and fundamentals in the fields of cardiac rhythm management, electrophysiology, structural heart, and interventional cardiology.
Greg Lisi, CCDS, CEPS
Executive VP of Operations (Training & Staffing), Trainer
Harvard University, U.S. Army
Greg has over 18 years of leadership experience in the Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) space including clinical, sales, and management roles. As a Regional Manager with Boston Scientific, he hired and trained a team of sales and clinical representatives while maintaining his own business. He has mentored and developed both sales and clinical reps as they have begun their own careers. Prior to industry, Greg served as a Military Intelligence Officer with the U.S. Army. During eight years of active duty, he served in a variety of key leadership, strategic planning and operations roles. He has extensive experience in planning, directing, and supervising sophisticated training in complex and fast-moving environments.
Kate Peucker, CCDS, CEPS
Director of Training and Education, Trainer
Kate is dual-certificated IBHRE® CCDS and CEPS. As a field clinical specialist for Biotronik, Kate covered major medical centers across New England, trained new employees, and managed her team’s daily schedule. Kate holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University and is a former PrepMD student and Academic Achievement Award winner. Her BME and PrepMD education combined with her industry field clinical specialist experience provide an insightful perspective on launching a successful career in the medical device industry.
Susan Stamatis, RN, BSN, CCDS
Clinical Applications Manager, Trainer
Salve Regina University
Susan has a combined 39 years in cardiology doing a variety of clinical roles such as Assistant Nurse Manager of a Coronary Care Unit and Department Manager in a Device Clinic overseeing the care of 1000+ patients with pacemakers and defibrillators. She also has 25 years of experience in the Cardiac Device Industry. She began her medical device career as a clinical specialist, and was promoted to clinical regional manager and sales representative roles. In her role at PrepMD Susan provides mentorship and education in clinical and technical applications of CRM therapy.
Director of Global Marketing (PrepMD RMS), Trainer
University of Vermont, Saint Anselm College
Fran brings 10 years of cardiac medical device industry experience in clinical engineering, sales, and territory management roles with companies such as Boston Scientific, Biotronik, and CardioFocus. His duties included business development, key account management, product commercialization, and clinical trial operations, in addition to covering thousands of cardiac procedures and device clinics. At PrepMD, Fran led the product development and go-to-market strategy of the PrepMD Passport Series and PrepMD Healthcare Training Solutions, and oversaw operations for the ProStart contract staffing initiative. Fran brings key business insights and leverages his cross-organizational experience as Director of Sales & Marketing for PrepMD RMS.
Education Development Associate, Trainer
Kyle holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University. He is a graduate of the PrepMD Core Program and Academic Achievement Award winner. The combination of Kyle’s BME and PrepMD education provide keen insight for his role in the design and development of online learning content for the PrepMD Passport Series product launch. Kyle plays a major role during the hands-on workshops at the PrepMD's award-winning training facility.
Matt Wilson, CCDS
Vice President of Operations (PrepMD RMS), Trainer
West Point Military Academy
Matt brings 10 years of experience as a Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Senior Sales Representative in the New York City market. As an IBHRE®-Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS) senior sales representative with Boston Scientific, he managed a successful sales team in the New York City area. Prior to working in the cardiac industry, Matt served as a Captain in the U.S. Army where he trained and led infantry units while deployed to Iraq, responsible for planning and coordinating joint coalition combat missions. In his role at PrepMD, Matt serves as the Vice President of Operations for the Remote Monitoring Services Division.
Corporate Sales Executive, Trainer
University of Connecticut
Katie has over 14 years of medical device industry experience in clinical, sales, marketing and management roles for Meditech, Eli Lilly and Boston Scientific. She played a key national and international role in the clinical training and commercial launch of the first FDA approved Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device. As a Principal Product Marketing Manager with Boston Scientific, Katie introduced digital health solutions to hospitals nationwide. As the Director of Business Development for PrepMD Professionals, Katie leverages her extensive relationships to build strategic partnerships with industry and healthcare employers.