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The ESC is offering cardiology practitioners a range of certifications to test and assess knowledge, skills and performance in their practice following post-graduation, educational and training experiences.
ESC certifications are both a proof of professional excellence to the patients and a way for practitioners to enhance their good practice.
Certification for acute cardiac care specialists.
HFA certification for heart failure specialists.
EHRA certifications for: allied professionals in cardiac pacing and ICDs; cardiac pacing and ICDs; invasive cardiac electrophysiology.
EACVI certifications for: transthoracic echocardiography; transoesophageal echocardiography; congenital heart disease echocardiography; cardiovascular magnetic resonance; cardiovascular magnetic resonance congenital heart disease; nuclear cardiology; cardiac computed tomography.
EAPCI certification for: interventional cardiology;
interventional cardiology for NAPS.
This consists of an exam with multiple choice questions (MCQs). Passing scores are established within the subcommittee after each exam based on statistical performance of individual questions and on the average level of scores taken from the respective examinations.
Candidates will have to pass the theoretical section successfully before going to the second part. For the practical part, candidates must submit a logbook. It is designed to demonstrate the training, skills and experience of the applicant under the guidance of supervisors. This part involves practical skills assessment.
The certification exam will not take place as scheduled
The registration period is closed.
The registration period is open.
The exam is cancelled and will be held at EACVI 2020 (9-12 December, Barcelona, Spain).
The next EACVI/EACTA exam in TOE will take place during the 32nd EACTA Annual Congress 2017 in Berlin, Germany.
Registration will open approximately 3 months before the exam.
The registration period will open three months prior to the exam date.
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease.
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