To establish a world-class global Cordis Cardiac and Vascular Institute (CCVI) that provides physicians and other healthcare professionals with educational and clinical resources, including hands-on training, designed to support the development of their academic knowledge and procedural skills.
The Cordis Cardiac and Vascular Institute (CCVI) Professional Education Programme for interventionalists, cath lab staff and other healthcare professionals consists of a series of educational activities categorised as follows:
- Interactive Medical Education Seminars chaired by leading experts in the topic under discussion
- Clinical Practice Workshops involving the use of simulators, case reviews and, in some activities, the use of live cases
- Symposia on topics associated with cardiac and vascular care
- Professional communication skills training – including medical writing and presentation skills.
When appropriate, CCVI programmes are submitted to the European Board of Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) and/or the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) for CME accreditation. CCVI programmes are designed to support the development of academic knowledge and procedural skills.