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Training course: The use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in cardiology

The opportunity to meet well-known experts in this field

Add to calendar03/11/20170:00 04/11/20170:00 Europe/Paris Training course: The use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in cardiology

The course aims to promote knowledge and use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in cardiology, offering participants the opportunity to meet well-known experts in the field, assist in live demonstrations of CPET and discuss clinical cases.

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Summary

The course aims to promote knowledge and use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in cardiology, offering participants the opportunity to meet well-known experts in the field, assist in live demonstrations of CPET and discuss clinical cases.



2017 Training Course on CPET

The whole spectrum of CPET applications in cardiology will be addressed by the course, with a special focus on the use of CPET for exercise training prescription and prognostic stratification in cardiac patients.

Course objective

To cover the required knowledge in Cardiovascular Secondary Prevention and Rehabilitation according to the Core Curriculum for the European Cardiologist.

About the venue

The Scientific Institute of Veruno (not to be confused with Verona) is close to the Milano Malpensa airport (MPX)

Course Director

A. Mezzani (Veruno, I)

Programme

The 2017 Scientific Programme will be available in due time

Consult last years' Scientific Programme for information.

Registration & Accommodation

More information will be available in due time.

Target audience 

  • Cardiologists
  • Physiotherapists and Sports Teachers
  • Nurses
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Exercise Physiologists

Highlights

  • Physiology of the oxygen transport and utilisation system
  • CPET indications, protocols, and parameters
  • CPET systematic interpretation
  • Use of CPET for functional evaluation of cardiac patients
  • Use of CPET for prognostic stratification of cardiac patients
  • Use of CPET for exercise training prescription in cardiac rehabilitation
  • Assessing the validity of CPET measurements

 

Learn more about the EAPC Exercise, Basic and Translational Research Section