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Welcome to the European Society of Cardiology. Our mission: to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe

Acute Cardiac Care

Acute Cardiovascular Care Association

To improve the quality of care and outcomes of patients with acute cardiovascular diseases
Session from ESC congress, access to webcast and discover this Unique & Innovative session

How to survive in the ICU night shift: practical advice for the non expert:

Susanna Price Invasive and non-invasive ventilation

Christiaan Vrints Renal replacement therapy

Iwan Van der Horst Inotropic support

ACCA webinar on Prehospital management of cardiac Arrhythmia

On 22 October 2014 from 18:00 to 19:00 CET, join Patrick Goldstein, Fernando Rosell Ortiz and Natale Brunetti for a live webinar on Prehospital management of cardiac Arrhythmia


The Advance Programme is now available

The Advance Programme for Acute Cardiovascular Care 2014 is now available.  See what's being planned for this year's congress.

You can still be part of it, register today.

ACCA Certification

The Next ACCA exam will be held on 20 October 2014 during the congress Acute Cardiovascular Care 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland (October 2014).
Get more information.

Pre-hospital diagnosis and management of cardiac emergencies

Featured Session (Sunday 19 October from 11:00 – 12:30).
Actors of pre-hospital care have the extremely difficult task of managing emergencies without the back-up of different specialists and diagnostic tools available in hospitals. They have to deal with various emergencies among which a minority concerns acute cardiac conditions...
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Magda HerasIn memory of Magda Heras,

We were informed of the untimely death of one of our prominent and loved members, Magdalena Heras Fortuny, who passed away on August 3rd, 2014. She was one of the founding members of the Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care and an active member of the first Nucleus where she worked actively for several years,
taking the leadership of the development of the ACC certification program among other important responsibilities.
Read the homage from Hector Bueno ACCA Acting President & Susanna Price, ACCA education & training committee Chairperson.

ACCA at a glance

European Journal of Heart FailureAcute Cardiac Care 2013
European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular CareAcute Cardiovascular Care 2014
18-20 October 
Geneva - Switzerland
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Click here - A3 Poster to be downloaded and printed

ACCA is a transversal association which helps to have more leverage to:

  • Educate
  • Give insentive and improve the care and the diagnosis of the patients.
  • Disseminate knowledge and guidelines.
ACCA is about everyone involved in Acute Cardivascular Care.
ACCA certification

The IACC certification programme is designed to train professional to deliver state of the art treatment for patients with severe cardiac illnesses.

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