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Become a Heart Failure Expert

Applications for the 3rd Ed. of the Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure are now open.
Limited seats available. Deadline: 15 September 2017.

Postgraduate Course

Educational Offer

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

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 30 heart failure modules.


HFA webinars are live events which are subsequently available for consultation as recordings.

Webinar on demand

Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure

Gain a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Heart Failure delivered by the University of Zurich, a course also endorsed by the European Heart Academy of the ESC. Made up of eight modules of 2.5 days each, you study in Zurich and Brussels. Recruitment has now begun for the course starting in January 2018.

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HFA Certification exam

Taking care of Heart Failure patients require expertise in complex techniques and devices that often were not around during their specialist training. Our aim is to facilitate members in providing optimal modern HF care according to ESC guidelines, with both education and everyday practice integrated into the curriculum. 

The next HFA Certification exam will be held in Vienna during Heart Failure Congress 2018.

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