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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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EAPC Essentials 4 You - Your hub for the latest science on preventive cardiology.

In the current health crisis, the EAPC is here to help you stay up to date on the latest scientific developments in preventive cardiology.

EAPC Essentials 4 You is a comprehensive collection of valuable and carefully selected resources, all available from this regularly updated page.

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Coronavirus and ESC Preventive Cardiology 2020

The rapid spread of COVID-19 and the resulting nationwide lockdowns imposed in many countries have required the cancellation or postponement of several congresses due to take place between March and June.

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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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EAPC Elections

E-voting starts in July. Are you eligible to vote?

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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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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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Diabetes and CVD Programme

A programme with scientific resources and educational activities to help you support your diabetic patients.

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 2020
    • European Association of Preventive Cardiology
      Friday 28 August
      Amsterdam - Netherlands

      Join us the day before ESC Congress 2020 for this EAPC course which will address pathophysiologic mechanisms and the diagnosis of common pathology. Also on the agenda: appropriate management of cardiovascular diseases and advice for safe sport – leisure or competitive – based on means of illustrative clinical cases.

      28/08/2020 08:30 28/08/2020 18:00 Europe/Paris Training Course: Sports Cardiology

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    • ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience
      Saturday 29 August
      ESC event

      This is expected to be the largest online gathering of cardiovascular professionals the world has ever seen. ESC Congress, once again, will be a celebration of discovery; a celebration of science.

      29/08/2020 00:00 01/09/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
  • October 2020
    • European Association of Preventive Cardiology
      Friday 09 October
      Marseille - France

      New Date: 9–10 October 2020

      (rescheduled from 12–13 June 2020)

      09/10/2020 08:45 10/10/2020 14:00 Europe/Paris Ninth EAPC Training Course on the Use of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Cardiology

      The course aims to promote knowledge and use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in cardiology, offering participants the opportunity to meet well-known experts in the field, assist in live demonstrations of CPET and discuss clinical cases.

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