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EACVI Certification & Accreditation

Formal European recognition for individuals and laboratories

The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) provides the foremost individual certification and laboratory accreditation programmes for professional excellence in Europe and formal acknowledgement from a scientific society. The aim is to raise quality standards of practice and equipment across Europe in a uniform manner. 

Individual certification is available in Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and Nuclear Cardiology.

Laboratory accreditation is only available in echocardiography for now. 

EACVI Individual Certification

Forthcoming Certification examinations

Select your examination below to find out more about the objectives and requirements.

Certification Organisation Forthcoming exams
Adult Transoesophageal Echocardiography (TOE)




EACTA ECHO Course 2018

26 June 2018, Athens 


EuroEcho-Imaging 2018

6 December 2018, Milan

More information soon

Nuclear cardiology EACVI & EANM

EANM Congress 2018

13 October 2018,  Düsseldorf

Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE) EACVI

ESC Congress 2018, Munich

29 August 2018


EuroEcho-Imaging 2018 

6 December 2018, Milan

More information soon

Congenital Heart Disease (Echo CHD) EACVI & AEPC

EuroEcho-Imaging 2018

7 December 2018, Milan

More information soon

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Certification (CMR) EACVI

More information soon

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Congenital Heart Disease (CMR CHD) EACVI

More information soon



Laboratory Accreditation

The EACVI aims at raising quality standards of practice and equipment across Europe in a uniform manner. It is also designed to be used as an educational tool to improve the overall quality of the laboratories.

Accreditation is available in Transthoracic (TTE), Transoesophageal (TOE) and Stress Echocardiography (SE) for echocardiographic laboratories. Read more