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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 through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
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The EAVCI’s mission is "To promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe". Fundamental to this aim is encouraging the development of a skilled, certified workforce. The EACVI Certification processes in adult TTE, TEE and CHD echocardiography have helped towards fulfilling this aim.
Individuals who are echo certified with a national society that is mutually recognised will only have to sit and pass the corresponding EACVI exam and not have to submit a logbook in order to be fully EACVI certified. Equally, reciprocity between national and European certifications would lead EACVI certified individuals from being exempted from the practical part of the national certification. The EACVI aim for such reciprocity.
Candidates with a national certification from countries that are listed below do not need to submit a logbook and would obtain EACVI Certification by registering for and passing the examination.
Candidates from countries which are listed below may contact the EACVI certification office by email.The Certification office will ask them to send a copy of their national individual certification diploma/ certificate.EACVI wishes to reserve the right to examine the candidate's log book or cases submitted for their national certification or records of the observed echoes in a practical exam.
See requirements here.
In extending certification, the EACVI wants to develop mutual recognition between national certification schemes and the EACVI certification processes. This is a two-way process that may need to develop in stages. The process is as follows:
Where a national certification process similarly involves:
The EACVI would exempt candidates holding this certification from the logbook element of the EACVI process.
In order to maintain quality control of such an arrangement, the EACVI wishes to reserve the right to examine the candidate's logbook or cases submitted for their national certification or records of the observed echoes in a practical exam.
Candidates would then be able to obtain EACVI certification by sitting and succeeding in the EACVI theoretical written examination only.
The EACVI Certification Committee Chairperson is Dr Alexandros Stefanidis.
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