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Maintaining a high standard of professional excellence among cardiologists specialised in Interventional Cardiology

This section contains information on all education-related areas and is the result of continuing work of the Education & Training, New Initiatives for Young Interventionalists and Fellowship Committees since the creation of the Association in September 2006.

Career development

Education and Training grants

The European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) offers Education and Training Grants of 25,000 Euros to provide an opportunity for specialised research or clinical training in an ESC Member Country in the interventional cardiology field and under the following topics

  • Percutaneous coronary interventions with focus on metallic and bioresorbable stent technology
  • Interventional pharmacology in patients with ACS and structural heart disease
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation
  • Transcatheter mitral valve interventions
  • Structural heart disease interventions with focus on left atrial appendage closure, closure of PFO and atrial septal defects, paravalvular leak closure etc.
  • Intracoronary imaging (IVUS, OCT, NIRS) and physiologic lesion assessment with FFR
  • Carotid and peripheral arterial interventions
  • Imaging for structural heart intervention

EAPCI Interventional Cardiology education and Training Grants

CathGO database : a new initiative to boost Fellow’s mobility and training across Europe

Find centres in Europe offering great interventional and research opportunities and willing to attract Young IC Fellows from abroad.

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Training programmes

ESC eLearning platform in Interventional Cardiology

The EAPCI  24-month programme mapped to the EAPCI curricula in 3 modules: knowledge, skills and professionalism will lead you to a certificate of excellence in training in interventional cardiology.

The ESC e-Learning platform

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 interventional cardiology!

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European Interventional Cardiology Fellows Course

From the standards of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), including material selection, indications for PCI, treatment of specific lesion subsets and interventional pharmacology.
This course is designed to aid the continued development of medical doctors who have started or have recently completed a programme of training in interventional cardiology in the Core subjects of the syllabus.

EAPCI Fellows Course

Resources from past meetings and congresses

You could not attend our courses or ESC Congresses?

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EAPCI Core Syllabus

The EAPCI Core specifies the range of knowledge that the EAPCI expects the European Interventional Cardiologists to possess.

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The EAPCI Nurses and Allied Professionals group introduce the Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory Core Curriculum for the Continuing Professional Development of Nurses and Allied Health Professions. Made for their daily practice in order to provide them with common educational settings into their professional approach.

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