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EAPCI: update on subspecialty accreditation in Europe

EuroInterv.2007;3:179-180.

Cardiovascular Center Aalst, Belgium
In our last two columns we spoke about the basis of our association, its history and general goals, in this article we update the situation concerning the EAPCI and its involvement in the nuts-and-bolts discussions that are laying the groundwork for subspecialty education and accreditation in Europe today.

Within Europe there are two primary boards working towards the accreditation, harmonisation and coordination of cardiology education and training. In education, it is the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) which offers an “independent professional peer delivered accreditation of educational events and products” recognised by 19 national professional medical societies within ...

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