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ESC Congress 2015: Discover, review and discuss new guidelines

Bringing the ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines experience full circle, the ESC Congress will feature for each main topic a dedicated session on guidelines implementation to assist the clinicians in their daily practice. Get more on the Guidelines in Practice sessions.

News this year! MyNCS@ESC will illustrate at a national level, perspectives on the Clinical Practice Guidelines.

ESC free webinar on The new ESC Guidelines on non-cardiac surgery: how to individualise cardiac risk assessment and treatment?

On 18 March 2015 from 18:00 to 19:00 CET, join Bernard Iung and Luc Pierard for a live webinar focusing on the implementation of the latest ESC Guidelines on Non-Cardiac surgery.

 Register up to 17 March.

NEW sports cardiology quiz from the EACPR - test your knowledge!

Incidental findings in cardiovascular pre-participation screening programmes: A 14 year old Caucasian boy had a 12-lead ECG performed as part of a voluntary cardiovascular screening event for young individuals. He had no symptoms, past medical history or significant family history. He played on average 3 hours of football and rugby per week. Take the quiz!

Have you taken the CPX quiz? Review the case of a 66 year-old male with exertional dyspnoea

Test your knowledge! NEW CPX quiz from the EACPR

Review the case of a 66 year-old male with exertional dyspnoea and take the quiz! 

Discover other quizzes brought to you by the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EACPR).

RECORDING: ESC Webinar on acute aortic diseases - how to diagnose and manage according to the new ESC Guidelines

Raimund Erbel and Victor Aboyans focus on the implementation of the latest ESC Guidelines on Aortic Diseases into your daily clinical practice.


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Discover the programme 2014 - 2015 of live and interactive webinars in general cardiology.
A whole programme between September 2014 and June 2015 based on the latest 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.

Read the glossary and learn how to speak ESC

19 March - 21 March 2015
Cardiac Pacing, ICD and Cardiac Resynchronisation
The Cardiac Pacing, ICD and Cardiac Resynchronisation course combines clinical lectures and advanced technical trouble shooting of devices from all major companies to help with EHRA exams preparation.

23 April - 25 April 2015
Coronary Physiology in the Catheterisation 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

29 May - 30 May 2015
EHRA Lead Management and Extraction course
The main goal is to help participants to gain clinical knowledge in lead management and extraction. Beyond gathering comprehensive scientific informations, the programme opens the door to practical discussions regarding indications, risks, and essential requirements on extraction procedures. The course includes prerecorded case presentations with troubleshooting examples. Interaction with the audience will be stimulated by a voting system.