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Heart Failure Association Educational Offer

Education for all its members is a high priority for the Heart Failure Association. Our offer extends from grants through to postgraduate courses and online education with CME credits.

Online education modules

These state of the art courses, written and produced by internationally renowned heart failure experts, are available to HFA members on the ESC online education platform. Based on the Heart Failure Curriculum and the Guidelines, they include case studies, 3D animations and expert discussions. Keep up to date with the 21 heart failure modules, leading to CME accreditation.

Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure

 Gain a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Heart Failure delivered by the University of Zurich and is endorsed by the European Heart Academy of the ESC by attending this two year course. Made up of eight modules of 2.5 days each, you study in Zurich and Brussels. The latest course runs from January 2016 to October 2017. The next recruitment phase will begin in 2017.

Scholarship to the London School of Economics

 The HFA offers a scholarship for the Executive MSc in Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences, a joint collaboration between the European Heart Academy of ESC and London School of Economics (LSE).

Research Training Fellowship for heart failure nurses

Two grants per year of 24,000 Euros are available for 1 year in a host institution: The HFA encourages nurses to improve their research skills in order to enhance their future careers as innovators and/or researchers, as well as further advancing the field of nursing care for heart failure patients and providing added value to home institutions or countries.


HFA webiners are live events which are then available for consultation as recordings.

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