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AEPC Recommendations

The major task of AEPC is to harmonize training in Paediatric Cardiology in Europe.  Therefore, the Association has published several recommendations for training in Paediatric Cardiology in its subspecialties. In addition, AEPC also supports and endorses the development of other recommendations, guidelines & consensus statements.

 

AEPC Logbook for trainees (2021)

 

The logbook is a tool for the trainee and trainer to keep track of the progress of the trainee. It is the responsibility of the trainee to record all relevant activities. In countries where national guidelines exist, the trainee might maintain a national equivalent to the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology logbook.

 

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Recommendations from the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology for training in diagnostic and interventional electrophysiology (2020)

Thomas Kriebel, Eric Rosenthal, Roman Gebauer, Juha-Matti Happonen, Fabrizio Drago, Ulrich Krause, Nico A. Blom, Tomasz Książczyk and Laszlo Kornyei
Cardiology in the Young, 1-9. doi:10.1017/S1047951120004096
Published: 9 December 2020


 

AEPC Recommendations for basic training in paediatric and congenital cardiology (2020)
Association for European of Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology

Heying, R., Albert, D., Voges, I., Sendzikaite, S., Sarquella-Brugada, G., Pluchinotta, F., . . . Milanesi, O. (2020). Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology recommendations for basic training in paediatric and congenital cardiology 2020. 

Contributors and reviewers of the AEPC council: Katarina Hanseus (Sweden), Ornella Milanesi (Italy), Gurleen Sharland (United Kingdom), Nico Blom (The Netherlands), Juha-Matti Happonen (Finland), Sylvie Di Filippo (France), Ina Michel-Behnke (Austria), Werner Budts (Belgium), Roberto Di Donato (United Arab Emirates).

Contributors of the AEPC working groups (current chairs and representative members): Juan Pablo Kaski, Sabine Klaassen, Laszlo Koernyei, Thomas Kriebel, Adam Kolesnik, Matthias Sigler, Owen Miller, Joanna Dangel, Gianfranco Butera, Thomas Krasemann, Katya De Groote, José Fragata, Joan Sanchez de Toledo, Werner Budts, Renate Oberhoffer, Peter Fritsch, Hannes Sallmon and Zdenka Reinhardt.

Cardiology in the Young, 30(11), 1572-1587. doi:10.1017/S1047951120003455
Published (online): 28 October 2020


 

Endorsed by AEPC
2020 ESC Guidelines for the management of adult congenital heart disease: The Task Force for the management of adult congenital heart disease of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
Helmut Baumgartner, Julie De Backer, Sonya V Babu-Narayan, Werner Budts, Massimo Chessa, Gerhard-Paul Diller, Bernard lung, Jolanda Kluin, Irene M Lang, Folkert Meijboom, Philip Moons, Barbara J M Mulder, Erwin Oechslin, Jolien W Roos-Hesselink, Markus Schwerzmann, Lars Sondergaard, Katja Zeppenfeld, ESC Scientific Document Group

European Heart Journal, ehaa554, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa554
Published: 29 August 2020


 

Recommendations for participation in competitive sport in adolescent and adult athletes with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD): position statement of the Sports Cardiology & Exercise Section of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Working Group on Adult Congenital Heart Disease and the Sports Cardiology, Physical Activity and Prevention Working Group of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC) (2020)

Werner Budts, Guido E Pieles, Jolien W Roos-Hesselink, Maria Sanz de la Garza, Flavio D’Ascenzi, George Giannakoulas, Jan Müller, Renate Oberhoffer, Doris Ehringer-Schetitska, Vesna Herceg-Cavrak, Harald Gabriel, Domenico Corrado, Frank van Buuren, Josef Niebauer, Mats Börjesson, Stefano Caselli, Peter Fritsch, Antonio Pelliccia, Hein Heidbuchel, Sanjay Sharma, A Graham Stuart, Michael Papadakis

European Heart Journal, ehaa501, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa501 
Published: 26 August 2020


 

Management of patients with indications for cardiac catheterization in congenital heart disease during Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (2020)

Biagio Castaldi1 and Giovanni Di Salvo1, on behalf of the AEPC Cardiac Interventional Working Group 


 

AEPC Recommendations for training in pulmonary hypertension (2019)

Sallmon, H., Moledina, S., Albert, D., Beghetti, M., Berger, R., Bonnet, D., . . . Hansmann, G. (2019). Recommendations from the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology for training in pulmonary hypertension. 

Cardiology in the Young, 29(11), 1323-1327.


 

2019 updated consensus statement on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric pulmonary hypertension: The European Pediatric Pulmonary Vascular Disease Network (EPPVDN), endorsed by AEPC, ESPR and ISHLT

Hansmann, Georg et al. (2019)
The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Volume 38, Issue 9, 879 - 901


 

AEPC Recommendations for clinical training in paediatric heart failure and transplantation (2018)

On behalf of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology Working Group pulmonary hypertension, heart failure, and transplantation

Reinhardt Z, Hansmann G, O’Sullivan J, Murtuza B, Köstenberger M, Schranz D, Bonnet D, Burch M. (2018)
Recommendations from the AEPC for clinical training in paediatric heart failure and transplantation.

Cardiology in the Young, 28(11), 1295-1298. doi:10.1017/S1047951118001221.
Published (online): 12 September 2018


 

AEPC recommendations for training in diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterisation (2015)

Butera, G., Morgan, G., Ovaert, C., Anjos, R., & Spadoni, I. (2015). Recommendations from the Association of European Paediatric Cardiology for training in diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterisation. 

Cardiology in the Young, 25(3), 438-446. doi:10.1017/S1047951114001309
Published (online): 28 July 2014


 

AEPC Recommendations for training in echocardiography

Developed by Luc Mertens, Wim Helbing, Ludger Sieverding, Otto Daniels on behalf of The Working Group on Cardiac Imaging of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology

 


 

AEPC Training requirements for congenital cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging (2006)

Willem A. Helbing, Luc Mertens, Ludger Sieverding

Cardiology in the Young , Volume 16 , Issue 4 , August 2006 , pp. 410 - 412. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1047951106000643 


 

AEPC General requirements for training institutes in paediatric cardiology (2005)

Developed by the Professional Advisory Committee and the Council of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology

 


 

AEPC Recommendations for the practice of fetal cardiology in Europe (2004)

Developed by the Fetal Cardiology Working Group of the Association for European Paediatric Cardiology

 


 

AEPC Recommendations for the ideal configuration of the modern theatre for paediatric cardiac catheterisation (2003)

Compiled by a Working Party of the Association for European Paediatric Cardiology 

 


 

AEPC Recommendations for trainer requirements (2000)

 


 

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