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The European Association of Preventive Cardiology has developed an accreditation system to assess the quality of care of centres providing cardiovascular risk prevention across Europe. With this accreditation programme, EAPC aims to set standards for preventive cardiology practice, thus improving quality of care and cardiovascular health.
The accreditation system will be covering three subgroups:
The accreditation will be granted for a period of three years.
Read the FAQs document for more information.
The applications will be reviewed based on a list of pre-defined criteria for each subgroup. Each list has a number of priority criteria (minimum requirements) and a number of standard criteria. The criteria are based on recent literature and have gone a face validity check.
The evaluation of centres will be made on:
Each application will be evaluated by two EAPC reviewers and will be sent to the reviewing chairperson in case of conflicts.
Applications can either be accepted, declined or marked eligible for resubmission within six months, with indications of required improvements.
Administrative fee (payable upon submission and non-refundable):
Accreditation fees (For three years, to be paid in full upon confirmation of accreditation)
We are pleased to share the list of centres already accredited:
Department of Cardiology Interdisciplinary Centre for Sports & Exercise Medicine Inselspital, University Hospital Bern
Our Mission: To Reduce the Burden of Cardiovascular Disease
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