AG KAP
Working Group for Cardiovascular Nurses
and Allied Professionals

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WORKING GROUP FOR CARDIOVASCULAR NURSES AND ALLIED PROFESSIONALS


News

  • 70th Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Cardiology (SGK)
    Dear Members of the Working Group for Cardiovascular Nurses and Allied Professionals,
    the number 7 will be at the center of the annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Cardiology this year. Because in 7 weeks the congress begins! We look forward to welcoming you to the 70th Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Cardiology (SGK). Of course, we, the AG-KAPT are again represented this year with an exciting nursing program. On the 7th of June, the nursing science sessions and workshops will take place throughout the entire day. New this year is a session on exciting case studies from the practice, which you definitely should not miss. We would also like to draw your attention to our General Assembly on June 7. It will be our pleasure to welcome you to the 2018 Annual Meeting of the AG-KAPT.
    With best wishes,
    Corina Thomet, President AG-KAPT
    Gaby Stoffel, Past President AG-KAPT
    Irene Stalder-Ochsner, Vice President AG-KAPT

  • Preperation material for the AG-KAPT General Assembly of 07.06.2018
  • Newsletter of January 2018
  • Joint Annual Congress SGK/SGHC 6.-8.6.2018 in Basel: Program for nurses and allied professionals working in cardiovascular nursing
    Reduced entrance fees!
    Benefit from the attractive early booking conditions by May 3rd, 2018, which include a reduce entrance fee and a first class SBB train ticket (3-days pass)!
    Registration under http://www.cardio-congress.ch/sgk2018.html

  • 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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