EPCCS Summit 2018
10th Annual Scientific MeetingMar. 15, 2018 - Barcelona, Spain
We are pleased to invite you to the Annual EPCCS CV Summit for Primary Care & 10th annual EPCCS scientific meeting , an initiative of the European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (EPCCS) to be held on March 15-16, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.
CV Summit &10th EPCCS Annual Scientific meeting
The EPCCS CV Summit & 10th Anual EPCCS Scientific is an educational opportunity for those working in primary care with an interest in cardiovascular disease, the single most important disease presenting to primary care physicians. It is the only European conference specifically aimed at primary care with a single focus on cardiovascular disease. Benefit from updates, reviews, and debates at this international forum, which addresses issues and challenges that primary care professionals face in daily practice
Annual EPCCS CV Summit for Primary Care
The CV Summit for Primary Care provides updates, consensus and guidance towards European primary care professionals. Primary care professionals with a special interest in cardiovascular disease are invited as participants to the meeting to have an active role in discussions, aimed to reach consensus on guidance in clinical practice.
As a participant in this international forum you will benefit from updates, reviews, and debates, which addresses issues and challenges that primary care professionals face in daily practice. The programme will review the latest research and clinical data, evaluate the implications of these developments for improved patient care, discuss the latest guidelines and exchange experience and best practices.
As output and follow-up of the CV Summit for Primary Care, the EPCCS will provide video updates with leading experts and consensus reports, all to become available on ipccs.org and shared with the EPCCS member database. As important step, the participants of the CV Summit for Primary Care will share the outcomes of the meeting with colleagues in their country, and thereby ensuring real impact in European primary care in multiple countries.
As a health care professional involved in the management of cardiovascular patients in primary care, this CV Summit for Primary Care is an educational programme you cannot miss.
We look forward welcoming you in Barcelona
Prof. Richard Hobbs - Chairman EPCCS – Chairman of EPCCS Scientific Organising Committee, Professor of Primary Health Care, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Call for abstracts
The EPCCS invites those active in CV research in primary care to submit an abstract. Prizes will be awarded for best poster and abstract presenter.
Submit before January 30, 2018, by sending your abstract to(firstname.lastname@example.org). The abstract must outline original research and has to be written in 1 x A4 size maximum (Title, Authors & Affiliations, Rationale, Methods & Results, Conclusion, Clinical Relevance).
The programme will review the latest research and clinical data, consider implications of these developments for improved patient care, discuss the latest guidelines and exchange experiences and best practices. The format of the educational sessions are structured in brief expert update/introductions, followed by GP panel discussions translating the novel developments to relevance for European primary care. The agenda will cover different topics of interest and innovation for primary care, like:
- Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease: the role of the GP
- Advanced Heart Failure in Primary Care
- Hypertension: which guidelines to follow?
- Management of CVD in patients with multimorbidity
- Peripheral Arterial Disease & DOACs
- Update on Lipid management: implications of novel therapies for primary care
- Workshops on various topics, like ECG, Blood Pressure measurement
The final agenda will be posted soon
Thursday, March 15, 2018
- 10:00 - 12:00 - EPCCS Council Meeting
- 13:00 - 17:30 - EPCCS CV Summit & Scientific Meeting (day 1)
Friday, March 16, 2018
- 09:00 - 15:00 - EPCCS Cv Summit & Scientific Meeting (day 2)
The 2018 EPCCS Summit & Annual Scientifc Meeting will be held in the SB Icaria Barcelona Hotel, Av. d'Icària, 195, 08005 Barcelona, Spain. For more information about the hotel and reservation of rooms, please visit the hotel website
To register for the 2018 EPCCS Summit & Annual Scientifc Meeting, please use this link, or the link at the bottom of this page
The EPCCS is committed to close the gap between available scientific knowledge and implementation of novel developments in cardiovascular medicine. EPCCS aims to contribute to individual knowledge in primary care, by providing knowledge and guidance targeted to primary care settings
The proggramme will be submitted for accreditation to the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC)