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European Association of Preventive Cardiology


Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.


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European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

World-leading preventive cardiology journal that plays a pivotal role in reducing the global burden of cardiovascular disease. 

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ESC Prevention of CVD Programme

Could your patient benefit from better secondary prevention? Find out more with the scientific and educational resources from this multidisciplinary programme.

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Diabetes and CVD Programme

Scientific resources and educational activities to help you support your diabetic patients.

EAPC Accreditation

Monitoring and recognising the quality of preventive cardiovascular care in ESC Member National Cardiac Societies and ESC Affiliated Cardiac Societies.

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Textbooks & Handbooks

Four essential books covering preventive and sports cardiology as well as cardiovascular rehabilitation.


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Test Your Knowledge

The EAPC quizzes on sports cardiology, exercise prescriptions and cardiopulmonary exercises.

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Practice Tools

Practical risk assessment and management tools, including SCORE risk charts, HeartScore, HeartQol and the Expert Tool.

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Latest News and Press Releases

Find the latest news from the European Association of Preventive Cardiology, as well as commentaries and press releases about your field of interest.

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Upcoming Events

  • August 2021
    • ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience
      Friday 27 August
      ESC event

      ESC Congress is first and foremost a celebration of science. It is all about challenging and inspiring cardiovascular professionals to discover and deliver the best care possible to their patients.

      27/08/2021 00:00 30/08/2021 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

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  • September 2021
    • Friday 24 September
      ESC event
      Endorsed by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology
      Leuven - Heverlee - Belgium

      Scientific Programme

      Learning Objective 1

      Updating physicians on the positive and potentially adverse adaptations of the heart to endurance sports.

      Learning Objective 2

      How to perform preparticipation evaluation in recreational and competitive athletes.

      Learning Objective 3

      How to manage athletes with documented atrial and ventricular arrhythmias.

      Learning Objective 4

      Update on the management of athletes with myocardial fibrosis.

      Learning Objective 5

      Update physicians on contemporary tools to quantify training load and arrhythmias in the field.

      24/09/2021 10:00 26/09/2021 22:00 Europe/Paris Protecting the athlete by improving our understanding of athlete's physiology

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