The goal is simply to help different countries by providing a friendly platform with tools and services that may reduce the costs to National Cardiac Societies and may better harmonize training across Europe.Read the complete interview.
As a fellow in interventional cardiology in Leuven (Belgium), I registered for the e-learning platform of the EAPCI around one year ago. The main reason to subscribe to this educational program was the online access to the PCR-EAPCI Textbook and the opportunity to study the different topics in the book with extended matching questions after each chapter. For me, the online platform makes me inclined to read on different theoretical concepts in a more systematic way. The platform also gives you opportunity to keep track of the number and types of procedures you perform, although only coronary interventions can be registered. One suggestion... perhaps extending the scope of the online registry to interventions in structural heart disease and valve disease (e.g. TAVI, LAA closure, etc.) can be considered in the future.
I am very pleased to have the opportunity to work and to learn on the ESC eLearning platform.I have registered for having the possibility to improve my theoretical knowledge and to be part of a European learning program in interventional cardiology.About the benefits that I have experienced as a result of your program: improvement of knowledge and skills in interventional field.
Claudiu UngureanuDepartment of CardiologySaint Pierre University HospitalBrussels
This year we hope to achieve the launch of the second version of the platform, which will feature extra language possibilities.For example, national societies should have the opportunity to upload their own language material to the platform to make this more accessible to their local trainees and seniors. It will be the societies themselves who will be responsible for the quality of what they upload. Another feature is that a national society may request that their outstanding material be translated into English and shared with everyone on the platform.We believe this to be a very interesting feature, which can bring a national educational experience to an international audience.
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