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Training course: The use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in cardiology

The opportunity to meet well-known experts in this field

Add to calendar04/11/20160:00 05/11/20160:00 Europe/Paris Training course: The use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in cardiology

The course aims to promote knowledge and use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in cardiology, offering participants the opportunity to meet well-known experts in the field, assist in live demonstrations of CPET and discuss clinical cases. The whole spectrum of CPET applications in cardiology will be addressed by the course, with a special focus on the use of CPET for exercise training prescription and prognostic stratification in cardiac patients.

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Summary

The course aims to promote knowledge and use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in cardiology, offering participants the opportunity to meet well-known experts in the field, assist in live demonstrations of CPET and discuss clinical cases. The whole spectrum of CPET applications in cardiology will be addressed by the course, with a special focus on the use of CPET for exercise training prescription and prognostic stratification in cardiac patients.

2016 Training Course on CPET

Date:
4 and 5 November 2016

Course objective:
To cover the required knowledge in Cardiovascular Secondary Prevention and Rehabilitation according to the Core Curriculum for the European Cardiologist.

Venue:

Scientific institute of verunoS. Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS - Scientific Institute of Veruno
Exercise Pathophysiology Laboratory - Cardiac Rehabilitation Division

Veruno, Italy

Note: The Scientific Institute of Veruno (not to be confused with Verona) is close to the Milano Malpensa airport (MPX)

 

 

Course Director:
A. Mezzani (Veruno, I)

Programme

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The program is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 9 hours of external CME credits.

Registration & Accommodation

Early fee 500 €
Late fee 550 € (after 4 October 2016)

The registration fees include: course participation, course materials, lunches and coffee breaks, one dinner with social event.

 

Target audience 

  • Cardiologists
  • Physiotherapists and Sports Teachers
  • Nurses
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Exercise Physiologists

 

Highlights

  • Physiology of the oxygen transport and utilisation system
  • CPET indications, protocols, and parameters
  • CPET systematic interpretation
  • Use of CPET for functional evaluation of cardiac patients
  • Use of CPET for prognostic stratification of cardiac patients
  • Use of CPET for exercise training prescription in cardiac rehabilitation
  • Assessing the validity of CPET measurements

2015 Training Course on CPET:

The last course took place from 6 and 7 November 2015 in Veruno, Italy. 

In that year’s edition, more time was dedicated to clinical cases discussion and participants were given the possibility to present cases of clinical interest carried out in their own institutions.

Learn more about the EACPR Exercise, Basic and Translational Research Section