Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of the population by reducing the impact of cardiac rhythm disturbances and reduce sudden cardiac death.
Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Dear Colleagues,My name is Alison Ketchell, I qualified as a nurse in London in 1984 and spent the majority of my clinical experience working in cardiac care. I worked in cardiothoracic surgery for approximately 2 years and then 6 years as a staff nurse and then senior ward manager of a busy coronary care and cardiology unit in Leeds, West Yorkshire.
In 1994, I moved in to teaching and am currently a lecturer in the School Of Healthcare, University of Leeds. My main area of expertise is acute cardiac care which I teach at pre registration and post graduate level with a particular emphasis upon electrophysiological disorders and ECG interpretation.I am also involved in cross School curriculum development and quality assurance activities as part of my role as a Learning and Teaching Lead and I am therefore interested in the integration of cardiovascular education within our nursing programmes. It is this area of activity which led me to apply for membership on the Education Committee for CCNAP where I hope to be able to share ideas and good practice with colleagues with similar interests. Alison Ketchell
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