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Get an update on the right indications of CRT in Heart Failure patients
Christophe Leclercq & Haran Burri will interact with you on the evolving role of CRT in Heart Failure: recommended indications, best patient selection, the potential role of imaging techniques and follow-up.

for free by 13 May
Access all the presentations from EuroHeartCare 2014

The ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions has made the slides from all EuroHeartCare congress presentations available here

Register for the Adult Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) exam

Take the EACVI/EACTA exam in TEE during EACTA Echo 2014 in Leipzig, Germany - 14:00 on 20 May.

Achieved EACVI/EACTA certification provides the formal and European recognition for individuals, governed by a scientific society.

EHRA webinar on Which patient is indicated for an ICD?

Join Frieder Braunschweig and Markus Zabel for a live event, on 23 May at 18:00 CET and read with them the guidelines in a context of contemporary literature and discusses practical issues of appropriate ICD use based on cases.

by 21 May

Watch the webinar on Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
Theresa McDonagh and Burkert Pieske hold a webinar on the most common diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. 
Update your knowledge thanks to this case-base session.  

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Discover the programme 2013 - 2014 of live and interactive webinars in general cardiology.
A whole programme between September 2013 and June 2014 based on the ESC Congress 2013 topics and the new ESC Guidelines.
Register now for the next sessions.

The Core Curriculum of the European Society of Cardiology aims to provide an agreed framework for the purposes of training doctors in the specialty. Furthermore, it provides a basis for the development of continuing medical education (CME) for trained, practicing Cardiologists.
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To help us all speak the same language, the ESC has put together a glossary of 31 defined terms related to education in cardiology.

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24 April - 26 April 2014
Coronary Physiology in the Catheterization Laboratory
Fundamentals of coronary circulation physiology Step-by-step teaching of the methods of coronary pressure, flow and resistance measurements Comprehensive review of the evidence-based advantages of invasive physiologic assessment Put in prospect and comparison between morphological and functional approaches of coronary artery disease

05 May - 08 May 2014
EACPR Preventive Cardiology Research Methods Training Course
The course will provide systematic training in study planning and methods related to epidemiology, prevention, rehabilitation, sports cardiology, exercise cardiology and related basic sciences. Venue: Woudschoten Hotel & Conference Center, Utrecht/Zeist, NL

22 May - 24 May 2014
Anti-Thrombotic Therapy - Update 2014
Focus on clinical and scientific challenges within the area of coronary thrombosis. Update of the previous courses will be provided in interactive sessions where debates with the audience on recent and ongoing landmark trials and case stories will prevail. State of the art sessions will be addressed.