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About Acute CardioVascular Care Congress

The annual congress of the Association for Acute CardioVascular Care (ACVC)

Save the dates: 13 - 14 March 2021

When times matters!

Acute CardioVascular Care congress is the leading scientific event in the field.

For the first time, it will be a fully online event that will take you into a patient journey through a unique circular programme in a 24-hours format.

Be ready to join your community for a congress you will remember!

Save the dates: 13 - 14 March 2021


The very latest knowledge in your field

The 2021 edition offers in-depth scientific presentations by leading global experts, covering the entire spectrum of acute cardiac care, including:


  • Acute coronary syndromes
  • Acute heart failure
  • Reperfusion and revascularisation
  • Mechanical circulatory support in shock or pre-shock, management of arrhythmias in the acute setting
  • Refractory cardiac arrest, acute venous thromboembolism
  • Cardiothoracic intensive care
  • Secondary prevention with a particular focus on antithrombotic therapy, lipid-lowering, and anti-diabetic strategies.




Updates for lifelong learning and professional development

The Acute CardioVascular Care Association strongly believes in the education of healthcare professionals as part of lifelong learning, but also including those who are early in their career.


The congress will provide education and discussion for the next generation of clinicians and researchers, working alongside experts in the field, with the aim to promote the dissemination of knowledge and improve patient outcomes.

Education is a key mission for the Acute CardioVascular Care Association – forming one of the main pillars of the ESC. 



Connection with your community

Join over 100 expert faculty, hundreds of abstracts and clinical cases presenters as well as institutional and industrial partners from around the world.


Make new connections through the interactive environment with colleagues in your profession:

cardiologists, intensivists, anaesthesiologists, internists, cardiac surgeons, nurses, paramedics and other allied professionals who care for acutely ill cardiac patients.





We look forward to seeing you online from 13 to 14 March 2021.

The Association for Acute CardioVascular Care of the ESC


Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits

Acute CardioVascular Care 2021, from 13 to 14 March, will be submitted for accreditation to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®)

Once accredited each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Participants from US and Canada

American Medical Association (AMA) and non-AMA members alike will be able to convert hours of EACCME Credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. See information on the process to convert EACCME® credits to AMA credits.

Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Live educational activities occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC® credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

More about the congress

Stats & Figures

Statistics and figures from previous years

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ESC 365, the online cardiovascular library

Review abstracts, slides and videos from Acute CardioVascular Care congresses.

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