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Education

Maintaining a high standard of professional excellence among cardiologists specialised in Cardiovascular Imaging

Non-Invasive Imaging

This section contains information on all education-related areas and is the result of continuing work of the Education and Web Committees, respectively chaired by Assoc Prof Maurizio Galderisi  and Dr Laura Ernande.


Career development

Imaging certification and accreditation

The EACVI provides the foremost individual certification and laboratory accreditation programmes for professional excellence in Europe and formal acknowledgement from a scientific society. The aim is to raise quality standards of practice and equipment across Europe in a uniform manner.

Research and training grants

The EACVI offers Research and training grants to help young experts in obtaining valuable experience and skills in a high standard academic centre in an ESC member country, other than their own.  Don't miss this opportunity to get specialised training or research in a non-invasive cardiovascular imaging technique! Research and training opportunities in the field of non-invasive imaging modalities (Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT).

Research and training centre directory

Find laboratories offering research & training positions in Europe.  Search the directory by country, language, or imaging technique

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Training programmes

EACVI Teaching courses

The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) organises each year EACVI teaching courses in collaboration with national CVI organisations. 

More information on the courses

EACVI E-learning courses

Discover the exclusive EACVI e-learning courses dedicated to CMR and Echo (TTE & TOE), and benefit from some of the world leading experts sharing their knowledge. 

More information on the e-learning courses

Webinars - Live Online Courses

From any place in the world, sit at your computer, connect to the course via the internet and update your knowledge thanks to our leading experts in cardiovascular imaging!

Check upcoming webinar programme and access previous webinar recordings

Pocket Size Ultrasound Devices Course (ESCeL)

Several courses which introduce the principles of cardiac ultrasound,explain echocardiographic image interpretation and cover relevant cardiologic topics from the daily routine of a non-cardiologist.

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Basic Echocardiography Course

From physics to anatomy, and assessment of heart chambers and valvular structures. This illustrated basic course (16 slidesets) is an easy and fruitful instrument in education of echocardiography. The theoretical knowledge about transthoracic echocardiography with some practical comments is presented in convincing and self-explaining presentations.

Review your basics or learn

Educational resources and tools

Resources from meetings and courses

You could not attend our congresses or EACVI Teaching Courses of special interest?

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Webinar recordings

Check upcoming webinar programme and access previous webinar recordings

New! Recordings now available with subtitles in your language.

Imaging Toolboxes

Designed to help CVI experts and cardiac surgeons, but also clinical cardiologists, to work with Valvular Diseases, 3D or Contrast Echocardiography images and derive information useful to manage their patients.

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WikiEcho

A free online and open-source encyclopedia provided and reviewed by the EACVI covering the rapidly advancing field of echocardiography.
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Imaging case gallery

Online tool aiming at improving collaboration and knowledge sharing on cardiac imaging and related clinical experience. View and submit cases 

EduCAD IHD Clinical Cases

Dedicated to young physicians/doctors, EduCAD offers clinical cases accurately selected from the EVINCI study population for training in the appropriate use of multimodal imaging technology for diagnosis of ischemic heart disease.  View cases

Recommended Reading

Access key references articles, papers, and publications on your imaging specialty:

EACVI Core Syllabi

The Core Syllabus of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging specifies the range of knowledge that the EACVI expect the European CV imagers to possess. 

Access now Echo, CMR and Nuclear Cardiology/Cardiac CT

E-Store 

Educational products related to Imaging: posters, books
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Educational events and endorsement

Congresses and meetings

How to include your meeting in the imaging event calendar