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Challenges in secondary prevention after acute Myocardial Infarction

EAPC webinar

Add to calendar04/07/201618:00 04/07/201619:00 Europe/Paris Challenges in secondary prevention after acute Myocardial Infarction European Association of Preventive Cardiology DD/MM/YYYY
Myocardial Disease
Chronic Ischaemic Heart Disease (IHD)


Focus on

The webinar will focus on:

  • What do Guidelines suggest in terms of pharmacotherapy for secondary prevention
  • How do we make patients adhere to these Guidelines  
  • Importance of lifestyle in secondary prevention      
  • What is the gap between Guidelines and practice in secondary prevention

This webinar is produced in the framework of the ESC Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Programme, led by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) in collaboration with the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) and the ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP). 

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Prof Stephan GielenProfessor Stephan Gielen, FESC
Chair, Department of Cardiology, Angiology & Intensive Care Medicine
Klinikum Lippe, Detmold, Germany



Prof Massimo PiepoliProfessor Massimo Francesco Piepoli, FESC
Heart Failure Unit Director
Guglielmo de Saliceto Hospital, Piacenza, Italy



Prof Jean-Paul SchmidProfessor Jean-Paul Schmid, FESC
Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation Department, Swiss Cardiovascular Centre 
University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland


Scientific programme

The Faculty will discuss:

  • "What do we tell our post-MI patients at discharge" (Stephan Gielen, Germany)
  • "The gap between Guidelines and reality" (Massimo Piepoli, Italy)

Session information

The webinar addresses:

  • Cardiologists and Cardiovascular Specialists, Nurses and other Allied Health Professionals
  • Multi-disciplinary cardiology teams in hospitals 
  • General Practitioners and other primary care providers

You will be able to interact live during the webinar by sending your questions by chat. Our key opinion leaders will provide feedback live. How to access the live webinar?

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Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and Tablets. The use of smartphone is not recommended. For the best viewing experience, we recommend to use a high speed Internet connection (minima 2 Mbps).


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