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Educational courses on heart failure

Past and upcoming educational courses

Heart Failure (HF)


Exercise TRAINING and Long Term Management IN Heart Failure Patients

12 - 13 November 2015 University Hospital, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland

A week-long course will take place in Bern from 9 - 13 November, of which 'Exercise training and long term management in heart failure patients' is the third part.

Preventive Cardiology, Sports Cardiology & Exercise based Rehabilitation – From Set-up to New Frontiers: 9 - 13 November 2015

The content of the course covers essential knowledge on secondary prevention, cardiac rehabilitation (including rehabilitation of heart failure patients), and sports cardiology according to the Core Curriculum for the European cardiologist. The course approach is practical, including plenary discussion rounds, workshopsand live demonstrations of exercise testing and training.

A first part will cover 'Preventive Cardiology & Exercise based Cardiac Rehabilitation. How to Set-up a Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme?' on 9 & 10 November.

This will be followed by 'Sports Cardiology' on 11 November

The third part 'Exercise training and long term management in heart failure patients' covers the most current evidence of the benefit of exercise training in heart failure patients, especially in the context of the long-term management, is summarized and presented with practical advice for assessment of exercise capacity and the application of exercise in different settings.

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Register for the course

Course directors

M. Piepoli (Piacenza, IT)

P. Ponikowski Wroclaw, PL)

This Training Workshop is a Heart Failure Association Training Programme endorsed by the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.

Scientific programme

Download the 'Exercise training and long term management in heart failure patients' Programme

Target audience

This course is addressed to the multidisciplinary team of specialists working in the field of secondary prevention and cardiac rehabilitation, encompassing cardiologists, sports physicians, physiotherapists, sports scientists and nurses.

More information?

For any additional questions please contact by email.


European Society
of Cardiology

Les Templiers
2035 Route des Colles
CS 80179 BIOT
06903 Sophia Antipolis
Cedex France