Dates / Topics
|Module 1||16 - 19 JAN 2018||London||How to Approach Heart Failure|
|Module 2||20 - 23 JUN 2019||London||Classification, Different Forms of Heart Failure|
|Module 3||10 - 13 OCT 2019||London||
Treatment and Follow-up of Heart Failure
(Pharmacotherapy and Devices)
|Module 4||15 – 18 JAN 2020||London||Devices in Heart Failure|
|Module 5||17 – 20 JUN 2020||London||Multidisciplinary Procedures|
|Module 6||14 – 17 OCT 2020||London||Acute and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation|
The London Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure Management (PCHF) is a 2-year course consisting of 6 modules, each module with a 3.5-day duration. The course includes a total of 160 hours of classroom time and 140 hours of self-study, and its successful completion leads to a Certificate in Heart Failure Management.
Each of the modules will be followed by a multiple-choice examination. An examination can be repeated once, if the performance is unsatisfactory. The examinations of at least 5 modules will have to be passed successfully to be eligible for certification.
The course will be held in English.
The candidates will be selected by members of the selection committee based on their interest in heart failure as documented in their motivation letter, rotations in a heart failure unit and/or publications in this field. Furthermore, career options in heart failure management as foreseen by their supervisor will be taken into consideration. Candidates at the end of their training or junior staff members will have priority among the applicants.
Applicants are asked to submit the following documents in English:
- Curriculum vitae
- List of publications
- Grades of medical school
- Motivation letter
- Recommendation letter of their supervisor
- Outline of future career
Applications need to be submitted in English and online only.
Application Deadline: 30 September 2018