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Highlight on ESC Congress 2015 SESSIONS

Implementation of the Cardiovascular Diseases Prevention Guidelines - How do nurses see their role?

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by G. McKee

Cardiovascular disease prevention in developing countries - Contribution of nurses

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by C. Jennings

Psychosocial experiences in the context of life-threatening illness: how are these patients prepared?

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by E. Lambrinou

Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation after heart valve surgery: cost analysis of health care use and sick leave

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by T.B. Hansen

Nurses taking the lead in prevention: The Global Nursing Leadership Forum.

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by B. Fletcher

Challenges in treatment adherence in heart failure

View the 3 presentations by J. Boyne, A. Stromberg and S. Dunbar

Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Investigator Award sessions

From left to right: Prof. Pinto, C. Murphy, C.W. Chen (Winner), C. Nazzal, R.T. Tolsma, Prof. Derumeaux. 

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Antihypertensive treatment based on risk of cardiovascular disease or levels of risk factors? findings from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) by C. Murphy

Influence of childhood socioeconomic disadvantage in the incidence of cardiovascular disease in adults in Chile by C. Nazzal

Health care needs in adolescents into young adults with congenital heart disease: A Delphi survey of patients, parents and healthcare providers by C.W. Chen

Can ambulance nurses adequately risk stratify patients with chest pain? A comparison between prehospital (ambulance) and hospital (ER) chest pain triage, using the HEART score by R.T. Tolsma

CCNAP's Guidelines Implementation Toolkit

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The Guidelines Implementation Toolkit is an educational and motivational aid to nurses and allied professionals working in clinical practice. This Programme is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals.   


The Education Committee of CCNAP has developed a Core Curriculum for Nurses. This Core Curriculum can be used as a learning framework to guide nurse education.


Prof. Donna Fitzsimons about the recent CCNAP initiatives

A new project to encourage the use of practice guidelines by nurses and allied professionals in cardiovascular care is currently in preparation by the ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions. Due to be launched at the Council's next EuroHeartCare congress (14-15 June 2015 in Dubrovnik) this initiative is described here by the Council's leadership

Contact Information: ESC Councils


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