EAPC Core Curriculum for Preventive Cardiology

Wilhelm, Matthias, Abreu, Ana, Adami, Paolo Emilio, Ambrosetti, Marco, Antonopoulou, Maria, D’Ascenzi, Flavio, Biffi, Alessandro, Cavarretta, Elena, Gibson, Irene, Grobbee, Diederick E., Iliou, Marie-Christine, Koskinas, Konstantinos, Marques-Vidal, Pedro, Nixdorff, Uwe, Papadakis, Michael, Piepoli, Massimo F., Vassiliou, Vassilios, Wood, David, Dendale, Paul and Halle, Martin (2022) EAPC Core Curriculum for Preventive Cardiology. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 29 (1). 251–274. ISSN 2047-4873

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Abstract

Preventive cardiology encompasses the whole spectrum of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, at individual and population level, through all stages of life. This includes promotion of cardiovascular (CV) health, management of individuals at risk of developing CVD, and management of patients with established CVD, through interdisciplinary care in different settings. Preventive cardiology addresses all aspects of CV health in the context of the social determinants of health, including physical activity, exercise, sports, nutrition, weight management, smoking cessation, psychosocial factors and behavioural change, environmental, genetic and biological risk factors, and CV protective medications. This is the first European Core Curriculum for Preventive Cardiology, which will help to standardize, structure, deliver, and evaluate training in preventive cardiology across Europe. It will be the basis for dedicated fellowship programmes and a European Society of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) subspecialty certification for cardiologists, with the intention to improve quality and outcome in CVD prevention.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: cardiovascular rehabilitation,exercise testing,population science,prevention of cvd,sports cardiology,epidemiology,cardiology and cardiovascular medicine ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2713
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2021 00:58
Last Modified: 24 May 2022 14:20
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/78253
DOI: 10.1093/eurjpc/zwab017

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