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ESC Prevention of CVD Programme

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Acute Cardiovascular Care Association

Ischemic Heart Disease and Acute Cardiac Care
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)

Who we are

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.

ACCA Structure


ACCA is also 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”

Our vision

ACCA wants to improve the quality of care and patient outcome across Europe by:

  • Collecting evidence and best practice
  • Promoting dialogue, exchange and dissemination of knowledge
  • Implementing quality improvement initiatives
  • Facilitating education
  • Building connections between specialists of various levels / backgrounds
  • Fostering research
  • Delivering recommendations
  • Leading a certification process
  • Advocating our standards
  • Providing equity of care for patients

Our goals

Becoming a worldwide reference for education & science in the field of Acute Cardiovascular Care by:

  • Establishing a multi-disciplinary network of healthcare professionals
  • Building a platform for knowledge (learning science) & skills (Training & certification)
  • Promoting the quality of care and outcome of patients

What we do

How to join?

Discover the ACCA membership offer and all your benefits.
Become part of unique community, then make the most of your membership!

About ACCA

 Fast Facts 

  • A worldwide community of + 6000 members
  • A board of 13 European experts in the area of Acute cardiovascular Care
  • 5 Study groups on Biomarkers, Acute Heart Failure, Pre-Hospital Care, Quality of Care and Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 7 committees supporting ACCA strategy
  • A Young Community
  • A network of 50 national leaders
  • A network of allied professionals
  • Quarterly webinars
  • Over 80 courses in the ESC eLearning platform
  • + 30 000 ACCA Toolkits distributed across the world
  • + 6000 downloads of the ACCA Toolkit mobile App



ACCA 7Days


Acute Cardiovascular Care 2018
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EHJ - Acute Cardiovascular Care

A unique integrated approach by combining the expertise of the different sub specialties in the field.

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ACCA Membership, a new sense of belonging
  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary network,
  • Gain exclusive knowledge and expertise
  • Access exclusive resources for free or at preferred price
  • Build the future of your association
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