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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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Upcoming Events

  • September 2021
  • October 2021
    • European Association of Preventive Cardiology
      Thursday 07 October

      Join Profs. Winfried März, Burkert Pieske, Marco Guazzi and Dr. Reijo Laaksonen


      07/10/2021 18:00 07/10/2021 19:00 Europe/Paris Natriuretic peptides: role for risk prediction and treatment efficacy

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    • European Association of Preventive Cardiology
      Thursday 14 October

      The course is composed of two online sessions:

      • Thursday, 14 October 2021 from 14:00 to 18:30 CEST
      • Friday, 15 October 2021 from 14:00 to 18:30 CEST

      Organised in collaboration with Cardiac Risk in the Young, this online course will allow participants to develop an understanding of the evaluation and management of athletes with suspected or confirmed heart disease. By the end of the course, participants will have a good understanding of the indications and pitfalls of different investigative modalities and the challenges that a sport physician faces when advising an athlete with heart disease given the limited evidence base.

      14/10/2021 14:00 15/10/2021 18:30 Europe/Paris 7th EAPC Sports Cardiology Course and CRY International Conference

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