• Get started with General Cardiology online programmes


    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)


    Eligibility Criteria

    It is mandatory to have a "My ESC" account before enrolling in the course

    Access

    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.


    Eligibility Criteria

    1. It is mandatory to have a "My ESC" account before enrolling in the course
    2. To find out if you are eligible, contact the National Cardiac Society of your respective country: Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Malta, Greece , Austria, Hungary

    Access

    If you are eligible, you can:

    1. Enrol online and declare a Local Trainer in your respective country
      • Online enrollment is free of charge
      • Access will be granted solely through your National Cardiac Society
    2. Obtain a Certificate of Completion from your National Cardiac Society after successfully completing the programme

    How to enrol in the learning programme

    • First, Log in with your My ESC credentials (Username and Password)
    • After logging in, the Enroll button is displayed
    • Proceed with the online enrollment
    • Upon validation of your enrollment by your National Cardiac Society, you will be able to start the programme and will be provided with all reference materials.