Working Group for Cardiovascular Nurses
and Allied Professionals

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  • Joint Annual Congress SGK/SGHC 6.-8.6.2018 in Basel: Hand in your Clinical Case practice report now!
    For the SGK 2018 Congress we are searching for exciting and interesting case reports out of your practice! Have you got a case example you would like to share with other nursing professionals? Then hand in your practice report. What we need is:
    • A short introduction into the chosen case
    • What was your contribution? (Method, treatments, etc)
    • What were your questions? Which conclusions did you draw from the situation?
    Maximum 2000 characters (without blanks).
    The report can be sent directly to by 25.02.2018.
    We are at your disposition if you have any questions, simply send an e-mail to:

  • Minutes of AG-KAPT General Assembly 2017
  • Newsletter of January 2017
  • New Interest Group Congential Heart Disease

  • Annual Meeting for WG-CNAP Members during the Congress of the Swiss Society of Cardiology, every June

  • Mentoring: Support of Cardiovascular Nurses and Allied Professionals as well as Nursing Experts to participate in national and international Congresses
    Contact Form

  • Work-Shadowing: Coordination of visits to members working in various areas of cardiovascular nursing
    Contact Form

The Working Group for Cardiovascular Nurses and Allied Professionals (AG-KAPT, WG-CNAP) commits itself

  • to support best practices in the clinical area
  • to promote education and training for nurses and allied professionals in the field of Cardiology
  • to promote nursing research
  • with the goal to improve the care provided to cardiac patients and their family members.

We provide support to nurses and allied professionals working in cardiovascular nursing. We are a working group to exchange ideas, to translate research results into practice and to support priorities for future developments in the field of cardiovascular nursing.

The Working Group for Cardiovascular Nurses and Allied Professionals is a member of both the Swiss Society of Cardiology and the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The AG-KAPT serves as a network for Cardiovascular Nurses and Allied Professionals and has the goal to maintain national and international contacts in order to promote improvements in the quality of cardiovascular nursing.

The members of the AG-KAPT work in various disciplines of Cardiovascular Nursing, such as:

  • Cardiac Care
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Congenital Heart Disease in Pediatric and Adult Medicine
  • Heart Failure Care
  • Intensive Care
  • ECMO and Artificial Heart Systems
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrophysiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Transitional Care
  • Anesthesia
  • Emergency Care
  • Management
  • Education
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Nursing Research

We look forward to welcoming you in our Working Group as a Cardiovascular Nurse or an Allied Professional!

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