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EAPC Hands-On Course on Diabetes and CVD

26/06/2020 11:30 27/06/2020 13:00 Europe/Paris EAPC Hands-On Course on Diabetes and CVD

The EAPC hands-on course on diabetes and CVD is a case-based course focusing on the ESC Guidelines on diabetes, prediabetes and cardiovascular disease. Please note that the number of places is limited.

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Diabetes and the Heart
Coronary Artery Disease (Chronic)
Risk Factors and Prevention
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event

Summary

This course has been postponed to fall 2020 or spring 2021.



COVID-19 (coronavirus)

With the rapid spread of COVID-19 and the necessity for healthcare professionals to deal with the epidemic in their hospitals, we have decided to postpone the EAPC Hands-On Course on Diabetes and CVD scheduled for 26–27 June 2020 and to move it to this fall or next spring. The new date will be announced here in the coming months. All candidacies received so far will be considered, and the deadline for applications will be extended to July.

 

The EAPC Hands-On Course on Diabetes and CVD is a case-based course focusing on the ESC Guidelines on Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases. Please note that the number of places is limited.

 Course Director

Prof. Lars Rydén, FESC

Assoc. Prof. Linda Mellbin, FESC

Faculty

Name Country Specialty
Lars Rydén (course director)  Sweden  Cardiology
Giulia Ferrannini (course secretary)  Italy/Sweden Internal Medicine
Francesco Cosentino Sweden  Cardiology
Victoria Delgado  Netherlands  Cardiology
Per Henrik Groop  Finland  Nephrology
Linda Mellbin  Sweden  Cardiology
Jaakko Tuomilehto  Finland  Epidemiology
Carl-Magnus Wahlgren  Sweden  Peripheral vascular diseases 

Learning Objectives

This course encompasses a mix of interactive lectures, case presentations and discussions. Upon completion of this course programme, participants will be better able to:

  • Understand the biologic mechanism of diabetes mellitus
  • Understand the major increase in prevalence of diabetes mellitus and its pre-stages
  • Understand the role of nature and nurture in etiology, prevention and treatment
  • Be able to adequately estimate CVD risk and detect risk factors
  • Understand and implement multifactorial management and treatment targets
  • Be aware of current therapeutic options and new medication classes in diabetes (especially glucose lowering drugs): their benefits, limitations and how to use them
  • Set up a diabetes-cardiology clinic/team: organisation of care, the role for various medical disciplines and patient engagement
  • Manage CAD, heart failure, arrhythmias and PAD in a patients with diabetes

Scientific Programme 

Day 1: Friday, 26 June 2020

Time Presentation Speaker
11:40-12:40 Registration; Lunch buffet  
12:40-12:50 Welcome and introduction; Objectives L. Rydén
12:50-13:00

On practicalities    

G. Ferrannini

 

Session 1 Diabetes - Epidemiological and risk assessment aspects?

Chairperson: Linda Mellbin

Time Presentation Speaker
13:00-13:20 Diabetes – a global challenge    G. Ferrannini
13:20-13:40 How to diagnose and screen for diabetes            J. Tuomilehto
13:30-14:00 Risk assessment – what to search for and how? V. Delgado
14:00-14:30 Case presentation 1: Discussion between the faculty and course participants L. Mellbin 
14:30-15:00 Coffee, tea and refreshments  
15:00-15:30 Case presentation 2: Discussion between the faculty and course participants  V. Delgado
Session 2 - Prevention of cardiovascular complications

Chairperson: Lars Rydén

Time Presentation  Speaker
15:30-15:50 How to accomplish an appropriate lifestyle?  F. Cosentino
15:50-16:20 Blood pressure, lipid and platelet control  L. Mellbin
16:20-16:50 Peripheral artery disease  C-M. Wahlgren
16:50-17:20 Case presentation 3 - Discussion between the faculty and course participants L. Rydén
17:20-17:50 Case presentation 4 - Discussion between the faculty and course participants C-M. Wahlgren
17:50-18:00 Sum up and practicalities L. Rydén / G. Ferrannini
20:00 Dinner  

Day 2:  Saturday, 27 June 2020

Session 3 - Diabetes and special conditions

Chairperson: Francesco Cosentino

Time Presentation Speaker
09:00-09:30 Heart failure  L. Rydén
09:30-10:00 Arrhythmias and sudden death  L. Mellbin
10:00-10:30 Novel aspects on glycaemic control  L. Rydén
10:30-11:00 Coffee, tea and refreshments  
11:00-11:30 Kidney disease  P-H. Groop
11:30-12:00 Case presentation 5 - Discussion between the faculty and course participants P-H. Groop
12:00-12:30 Case presentation 6 - Discussion between the faculty and course participants J. Tuomilehto
12:30-13:00 Summing up and farewell L. Rydén / G. Ferrannini
13:00 Lunch  

Eligibility Criteria

The course is designed for cardiologists, endocrinologists and general practitioners from European countries.

Please note that this course is reserved for these practitioners only and not open to students.

Only candidates with an up-to-date My ESC profile will have access to the application form. We kindly invite you to connect on the platform and check the fields “contact details” and “professional activity” in the section "View my profile".

Application Process

Due to limited seat availability, the Oversight Committee will select the candidates who meet these criteria:

  • Being a registered cardiologist, endocrinologist or general practitioner
  • Practicing in a European country

Candidates shall attach to their application form:

  • An up-to-date CV/resume
  • A motivation letter

The application period for this course will re-open soon.

 

Registration

Registration is free and includes:

  • Course participation
  • Two lunches, one dinner and two coffee breaks

Note: Your travel, accommodation, as well as transfer from the airport to your hotel or to the Karolinska University Hospital is at your own charge.

Cancellation Conditions

1/ Cancellation by a Candidate

If a Candidate wishes to cancel its registration prior to the course, a written request must be sent by using the Contact Us form on the ESC Website. Request for cancellation by phone or any other means of communication will not be considered.

2/ Cancellation or modification of the dates of the course by the ESC
In the event of serious and unforeseen circumstances beyond its control, the ESC is entitled to cancel the Course. Participants shall not be entitled to compensation for any costs or damages incurred as a consequence of such a cancellation (i.e. travel arrangements must remain at Participant’s charge only).

In the event of serious and unforeseen circumstances beyond its control, the ESC is entitled to modify the dates and time of the course. In such case, Participants may choose to cancel their registration, or to attend the course at the new date and time proposed by the ESC. Participants shall not be entitled to compensation for any costs or damages incurred as a consequence of such a change (i.e. travel arrangements must remain at participant’s charge only).

All participants are urged to take personal travel insurance.