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Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP)

Promoting excellence in CV Nursing and Allied Professions through practice, education and research

ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions

An article presenting the CCNAP Core Curriculum

The Education Committee of CCNAP has developed a Core Curriculum for Nurses which will be coming out in June. All delegates at the EuroHeartCare Congress in Dubrovnik will receive a copy at the occasion of the launch.

Discover the approach that led to the creation of this Core Curriculum tailored for Nurses in this article. The CCNAP Core Curriculum "can be used as a learning framework to guide nurse education". To learn more about the content of the CCNAP Core Curriculum, read this article: A core curriculum for the continuing professional development of nurses:Developed by the Education Committee on behalf of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions of the ESC 

EuroHeartCare 2015 in Dubrovnik

Join us in Dubrovnik on 13,14&15 June.
More info about the programme here

The 2015 theme will be Guidelines: Care to implement.
Early registration fee deadline: 16 March 2015

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in our master classes!
This year we propose two pre-conference master classes on 13 June, from 4 pm to 8 pm :
The master classes will be followed by a networking reception.

Launch of CCNAP's Guidelines Implementation Toolkit

Starting with a survey which will investigate role perceptions of nurses and allied professionals on the implementation of ESC Guidelines, the Guidelines Implementation Toolkit will be launched at EuroHeartCare 2015 in Dubrovnik. This new initiative is an educational and motivational aid to nurses and allied professionals working in clinical practice.


Nursing and Healthcare Professionals at ESC Congress 2015

A full day programme, designed to update healthcare professionals, will take place on Saturday 29 August as an introduction to ESC Congress 2015.
Discover the dedicated track for nurses and allied professionals    
A reduced fee of €55 for physicians, nurses and other allied professionals is available.  


 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



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