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Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure

The European Heart Academy

24 months
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946 EUR/module
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About

The increasingly complex demands of treating heart failure patients call for a new kind of physician, a heart failure specialist. Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure at The European Heart Academy offers interactive sessions between speakers and participants, workshops, rapid fire sessions, live case seminars and ward visits. 

Overview

Widely considered the new epidemic of the 21st century, heart failure is a leading cause of hospitalization in patients over 65 years of age. The increasingly complex demands of treating such patients calls for a new kind of physician, i.e. a cardiologist who is not only competent in clinical medicine and pharmacotherapy, but is also skilled in cardiac devices and their programming. 

Learning outcomes

This Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure at The European Heart Academy must also be highly knowledgeable in imaging modalities and procedures of the coronary circulation and valvular apparatus, and similarly qualified in the management of patients with end-stage heart failure.

This programme is a joint collaboration between the European Heart Academy of ESC, the Zürich Heart House, the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich.

Accreditation

The programme is developed in collaboration with University of Zurich and its successful completion leads to a Certificate of Advanced Studies issued by the University.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • How to approach heart failure
  • Specific forms of heart failure / hfpef
  • Treatment and follow-up of heart failure
  • Device therapy in heart failure
  • Device therapy in heart failure
  • Multidisciplinary procedures 
  • Acute & advanced heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory support & transplantation in heart failure 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for enrolment applicants must be either board-certified cardiologists or having completed at least two years of successful clinical training in Cardiology with a primary interest in modern heart failure management. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    946 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 946 EUR per module during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    946 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 946 EUR per module during 24 months.

chf 1000 

Living costs for Brussels

885 - 1305 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure
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