• Get started with General Cardiology online programmes

    These programmes are now closed since 1 December 2021 with the exception of candidates enrolled in the platform before that date. 


    Two tracks are available: The General Cardiology Continuing Professional Development Programme and the General Cardiology Training Programme


    Professional Development Programme
         |     Training Programme


    Eligibility criteria and access

    General Cardiology online Programmes are mapped out on the ESC Core Curriculum, with courses based on the ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines and the ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine (2nd edition).


    1 - ESC General Cardiology Continuing Professional Development Programme

    Description

    A comprehensive online programme with three modules for self-assessment purposes

    ESC General Cardiology Continuing Professional Development Programme tutorial video



    Content

    1. Knowledge: more than 260 courses with self-assessment MCQs
    2. Skills: to keep track of cases, complications, procedures in online logbooks for your personal records
    3. Professional development: contains five categories for the users to self-report activities related to their professional career and training, including a voluntary 360° appraisal (multi-rater feedback)

    The ESC eLearning platform is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide CME activities for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).

    In the ESC General Cardiology Continuing Professional Development Programme, each Topic has an assessment mechanism (Topic Test with MCQs), allowing participants to obtain 2 European CME Credits (ECMEC) per Topic, upon successful completion of the test - before the accreditation expiration date, December 2019.


    Eligibility Criteria

    It is mandatory to have a "My ESC" account

    Public Fees

    100 EUR (VAT excluded) per the calendar year - covering access to the programme from January to December. Payment fees to be renewed every year.

    ESC Membership Benefits

    Applicable from 1 May 2017:

    • ESC Members: 25% discount: 75 EUR (VAT excluded)
    • ESC Professional Members: free access
    • ESC Professional Plus Members: free access

    More information on ESC Membership.

    How to purchase the learning programme

     


    2 - ESC General Cardiology Training Programme (restricted access)

    Description

    A 4-year long learning programme restricted to trainees from the following ESC National Cardiac Societies: Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Malta, Greece, Austria, Hungary

    Three modules with online enrollment and interactive grading/evaluation.

    ESC General Cardiology Training Programme tutorial video


    Content

    1. Knowledge: more than 260 courses with self-assessment MCQs
    2. Skills: to keep track of cases, complications, procedures in online logbooks: all activities of the Skills module are to be validated by the trainee's local trainer and training director.
    3. Professional development: contains five categories for the users to self-report activities related to their professional career and training, including a voluntary 360° appraisal (multi-rater feedback). Local trainers, Training Directors, National Society Coordinators can access and view the trainee’s professional profile via their dashboard.

    Access

    Registration for this programme is now closed.

     

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