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To promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation in Europe.
EuroPRevent 2014 at your fingertips!

Consult the most updated scientific programme, by day, topic or session type, make your own to-do list synchronised with the Scientific Programme and Planner agenda, and more!

NEW this year: the mobile app allows you to ask your questions and vote during the 'Mobile App Interactive Session'!

EACPR sheds a light on CVD prevention in Estonia and Sweden

This month, the National CVD Prevention Coordinators for Estonia and Sweden are providing a full report and detailed analysis of CVD prevention and rehabilitation in their country on the EACPR “Prevention in your country” section. Read the country reports from Estonia and Sweden.

Meet with the finest international health experts in preventive cardiology

Ready for EuroPRevent 2014? There is still time to register online!  EuroPRevent will bring together the finest international health experts to present their research and translate it into usable knowledge for practitioners, health care workers, researchers, and policy makers.  3 full days of scientific interaction on the theme 'Global Cardiovascular Health' with over 1 600 participants from 60+ countries,  EuroPRevent really is a global scientific discussion.  View the final programme.

Test your knowledge with the new ECG quiz

An 18-year-old female attends a routine occupational medical in order to join the British Army. She represents her school and region in cross-country running and hockey. She is asymptomatic with no family history of cardiovascular disease or sudden death. Clinical examination is normal. A routine ECG is performed as part of her assessment.

A global view on the prevention of cardiovascular disease

The theme of this year's congress is "global cardiovascular health", and chairman Prof Johan de Sutter insists that the known modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular and other non-communicable disease are no longer confined to the affluent countries of the West.  Read more

Mission: To promote the essential knowledge of population prevention science among cardiologists, other clinicians, health care professionals and scientists, to stress their role in the community context and to improve their understanding of the importance of the epidemiology and primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
This section fits well within the Association as an extension of cardiac rehabilitation. A network already exists and sports cardiology is recognized as a sub-speciality. It is connected with primary and secondary prevention.
Mission: to promote and facilitate high-quality research and education related to exercise, basic and translational science in the fields of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation and sports cardiology, bringing together scientists from a broad range of disciplines.
Cardiac Rehabilitation is a secondary prevention programme, with exercise as the cornerstone of a comprehensive intervention which includes an educational programme, risk factors control and the patient’s voluntarily adoption of a healthy lifestyle to be kept for lifetime.

Read the How To Articles written by the EACPR sections to assist you in your daily practice.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Section
Exercise, Basic and Translational Research Section
Prevention, Epidemiology and Population Science Section
Sports Cardiology Section

More articles are published regularly in the EACPR e-newsletters. To receive these newsletters, Join EACPR now!
HeartScore: cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management
HeartScore: cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management
The interactive tool for predicting and managing the risk of heart attack and stroke in Europe. Updated according to the latest European Guidelines on CVD Prevention, HeartScore now includes relative risk for younger patients, in addition to patient data history and progress monitoring.

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