EPCCS Summit 2020
12th Annual Scientific MeetingAgenda - Mar. 19, 2020 - Prague, Czech Republic
We are pleased to invite you to the Annual EPCCS CV Summit for Primary Care, an initiative of the European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (EPCCS) to be held on March 19-20, 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic
CV Summit &12th EPCCS Annual Scientific meeting
The EPCCS CV Summit & 12th Annual EPCCS Scientific Meeting 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 Prague
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 cardiovascular research in primary care to submit an abstract. Prizes will be awarded for best poster and abstract presenter.
Organize the abstract (format A4) as follows; Title, Authors & Affiliations, Rationale, Methods & Results, Conclusion, Clinical Relevance.
Submit before January 30, 2020, by sending your abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org
Educational programme 2020
The summit will cover major issues in a sessional debate format with focused clinical update talks. The main debate sessions will present the most up to date evidence on a range of key cardiovascular topics and what this means for clinical primary care practice, concluding with what evidence should be implemented, where uncertainties remain, and how we should deal with this.
Outputs from EPCCS 2020 will become key points on our website, with video sessions, free-standing papers, and guidance documents, translated where possible. The main output will be an EPCCS Value evidence Into Practice (VIP) reference guide for each topic presented at the Summit
Format of sessions
Each session will follow the same structure to ensure an educational update and consensus and practical guidance:
- Specialist introduction - what is the evidence?
- Panel & audience debate on main issues
- Remaining questions for primary care and consensus summary
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Friday, March 20, 2020
To register for the 2020 EPCCS Summit & Annual Scientific Meeting, please use this link, or the link at the bottom of this page
Orea Hotel Pyramida
169 00 Praha 6 Czech Republic
We are holding a limited number of rooms at the Orea Hotel Pyramida on Wednesday, March 18, and Thursday, March 19, 2020.
Costs for single use are € 80,-, double use €90,-. This rate is including breakfast and taxes, excl. €0,60 city tax per person, per night.
If you wish to reserve a room, please click on this link.