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Acute Cardiac Care

Acute Cardiovascular Care Association

To improve the quality of care and outcomes of patients with acute cardiovascular diseases
Acute Cardiovascular Care 2014: abstract submission is now open!

Get your abstracts ready and learn why this congress is an ideal forum to expand your network from last year's YIA winner Vince De Hoog!

submit your abstracts for acute cardiovascular care 2014


Take part in building a European CCU directory

The Acute Cardiovascular Care Association is creating a network of European Cardiac Care Units (CCU) in order to disseminate knowledge and characterise their current structure and function to highlight areas of unmet needs.


ESC Congress Advance Programme now available - discover what's planned for Acute Cardiac Care

Discover the scope of the scientific sessions at the world's largest and most influential cardiovascular event. Under this year's spotlight 'Innovation and the heart' outstanding quality, interactive and practical sessions are designed to meet your professional needs.

See what's planned in Village 7 for Acute Cardiac Care and be sure to note important sessions that will impact your daily practice.

Get your online copy of the ACCA Clinical Decision-Making Toolkit

In alignment with its mission to improve the quality of care and outcomes of patients with acute cardiovascular diseases, ACCA has launched the Clinical Decision-Making Toolkit - algorithms, which will be a key instrument to help practitioners make the best bedside clinical decisions, when managing patients with acute cardiovascular diseases. 

Read the article from Héctor Bueno in CardioExchange

World Congress on Acute Heart Failure 17-20 May 2014 Athens, Greece

The Heart Failure Association of the ESC presents the first World Congress on Acute Heart Failure to develop a unique place where all healthcare professionals who deal with patients suffering from acute heart failure can meet, exchange and learn about the latest advances and research. Read more

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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