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About the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (Acca)

Our mission is to improve the quality of care and outcomes of patients with acute cardiovascular diseases


Who we are

The Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (Acca) is the first and unique community involved in the entire process of managing acute cardiac diseases from the cardiac event to the patient stabilisation. We are a multidisciplinary group of specialists who treat patients with acute cardiovascular disease and we encourage any healthcare professional interested in this field to join us.  Read about the history of the association >

A unique platform for scientific exchange:

  • To share knowledge and access education
  • To provide an answer for a comprehensive and clinical approach of the acute CV patient
  • To reach a common mission ‘ Working together to save lives”

What we do

  • Education: Clinical-Decision Making Toolkit, webinars, eLearning platform
  • Congress: Acute Cardiovascular Care, the annual congress of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association
  • Certification: Certification for individuals
  • Books: ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care (Second edition)
  • Journal: The European Heart Journal - Acute Cardiovascular Care (EHJ-ACVC)
  • Membership: A community of experts willing to improve acute cardiovascular care



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