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Join us in athens for EuroHeartCare 2016

 EuroHeartCare 2016 is the event to attend for Nurses and Allied Professionals!

This year, the theme of the congress is Excellence in patient care: the heart of EuroHeartCare. Consult the Advance Programme for more information.

Venue: Megaron Congress Centre in Athens, Greece

Date: From 15 to 16 April 2016

Benefit from the special fee for CCNAP members!


7 reasons to attend EuroHeartCare!

  • 2 pre-conference masterclasses on 14 April to benefit from expert advice and improve your skills and knowledge (more details below)        
  • 13 scientific sessions spread over a full two days
  • Renowned international faculty to gain valuable insight and hear about cutting-edge research programmes     
  • 500+ healthcare professionals from 40+ countries         
  • Broad topic list         
  • Abstracts and clinical cases to get your work noticed
  • A networking reception on Friday evening!

don't miss our pre-conference masterclasses in athens

  You plan to attend EuroHeartCare in Athens from 15 to 16 April?

We offer you the opportunity to register for one of our pre-conference masterclasses on 14 April from 4 pm to 7 pm.

The masterclasses will be held in the Megaron Congress Centre in Athens (EuroHeartCare venue). After the masterclasses, the participants will be invited to attend a networking reception.

The masterclass is a unique opportunity to work in small groups and benefit from expert advice to improve your skills and knowledge!

This year, we propose two masterclasses:


To register for a masterclass, please tick the corresponding box when registering for EuroHeartCare.


You have questions regarding the masterclasses? Contact us.

Highlight on ESC Congress 2015 SESSIONS

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

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by Gabrielle McKee

Cardiovascular disease prevention in developing countries - Contribution of nurses

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by Catriona Jennings

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

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by Ekaterini Lambrinou

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

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by Tina Brigitte Hansen

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

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by Barbara Fletcher

Challenges in treatment adherence in heart failure

View the 3 presentations by Josiane Boyne, Anna Stromberg and Sandra Dunbar

Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Investigator Award sessions

From left to right: Prof. Fausto Pinto, Catriona Murphy, Chi Wen Chen (Winner), Carolina Nazzal, Rudolph Tolsma, Prof. Geneviève Derumeaux. 

Watch the webcasts:

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

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

Health care needs in adolescents into young adults with congenital heart disease: A Delphi survey of patients, parents and healthcare providers by Chi-Wen 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 Rudolph Tolsma

CCNAP's Guidelines Implementation Toolkit

Discover the toolkit

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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