Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of the population by reducing the impact of cardiac rhythm disturbances and reduce sudden cardiac death.
Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
The Nurse Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (NFESC) is an outstanding honour, distinguishing nurses and their unique personal achievements in the cardiovascular field.
The main objective of Nurse Fellowship programme (NFESC) is to provide the Society with a team of nurses whose responsibilities are to uphold and develop the professional contribution of nursing to cardiac care throughout Europe, particularly by means of the greater integration and collaboration of the activities of the various National Nurses’ Societies.
Online application for ESC Fellowship.
NFESC candidate must submit the following documents:
Nurses eligible for Nurse Fellows should have gathered special experience in the field of cardiac care over several years; should have distinguished themselves in clinical practice; should have been involved in the educational, investigational, organizational or professional aspects of cardiac nursing. Applications will be evaluated by the ESC Credentials Committee, in consultation with a representative of the field of cardiac nursing, if necessary.
Potential candidates must be nurses whose name currently appears in the Professional Register of the country in which they practice. A minimum of ten years of practical experience after qualification is required, the majority of which must have been spent in cardiac care.
A candidate from within Europe should be a member of good standing of a National Nurses’ Society, where it exists, or of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP). Applications should be accompanied by supporting letters from the President of the National Nurses’ Society or from the President of the National Society of Cardiology to whom the National Nurses’ Society is Member, and from a CCNAP Member. In the event that the Nurses’ Society is not Member to the National Society of Cardiology, or does not exist, the written support of a Member of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions is required.
When applying for the ESC Nurse Fellowship online, please follow the procedures below:
Applications should be sent via the online submission system (no paper submissions will be accepted) to the European Heart House (Fellowship Departement) by the applicant or by any of the constitutional bodies of the ESC (National Cardiac Society, Association, Working Group). The application should be made electronically via the dedicated online system, available here or your ‘My ESC’ account. The application must contain all above specified documents.
The deadline for applications is 30 September (year N) for ESC Nurse Fellowship to be awarded during the annual Congress in year N+1. The newly elected NFESC will be informed in November (year N) of acceptance / rejection of their application.
The newly elected ESC Nurse Fellows should pay the Nurse Fellowship fee before 1 January (year N+1). Thus, all NFESC benefits, Privileges and duties formally begin on 1 January (year N+1). Alternatively, the newly elected ESC Nurse Fellows may pay their first Nurse Fellowship fee immediately after they receive the notification of their election as Nurse Fellows (ie for the year N). In this case they will benefit from the ESC Nurse Fellows Privileges upon receipt of their payment.
Applications submitted after the annual deadline are not considered by the ESC Credentials Committee.
The ESC Credentials Committee reviews complete Applications only and the candidate is informed in due time by email.
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