Fundamentals in Valvular Heart Disease Incl AFib

The Fundamentals in Valvular Heart Disease Course will run from 16– 19 April 2024 in Windsor. This Course will be available online and in-person, all times shown below are local UK times. 
  • 16 – 19 Apr 2024
  • Windsor, UK
  • Hybrid

Event Information

  • Date/Duration

    16-19 April 2024 (4 day course)

  • Location
  • Course Directors

    A Ranasinghe, Birmingham
    T Hanke, Hamburg

  • Course Format

    Interactive lectures
    MDT session
    Hands-on wetlab

  • Course Fee

    This course is available online and in-person.

    In-person registration fees include all sessions, breaks, lunch and dinner on Wednesday 17 April.
    In-person fees (Windsor,UK):
    Members: €595 inclusive of VAT
    Non-Members: €695 inclusive of VAT

    Online registration fees include all sessions, except Hands-On Parts 1-3 on Thursday and Friday.  Kindly note there is no interactive function and you will not be able to interact with Faculty and other attendees.
    Hybrid fees (online only):
    Members: €150.00 inclusive of VAT
    Non-Members: €200.00 inclusive of VAT

  • Target Audience

    Skills Level 1 – Residents in training with the course content closely allied to the EBCTS syllabus.

  • Accreditation

    This course is Ethical MedTech compliant, full details can be found here.

    EACTS Academy terms and conditions.

Course Overview

Fundamentals in Valvular Heart Disease inc. Atrial Fibrillation is a comprehensive Level 1 course for Residents approaching the EBCTS exam covering all aspects of valvular heart disease and surgical management of atrial fibrillation.

The lectures cover the fundamentals of pre-operative investigations, natural history and operative techniques necessary for the decision-making and treatment of patients. The interactive sessions involve multidisciplinary discussion of cases to apply the theoretical knowledge in real world situations.

Wetlab sessions allow delegates to perform valve replacement, repair and Cox Maze 4 lesion sets

Learning Objectives 

Knowledge of the fundamentals of valvular heart disease (Aortic, Mital and Tricuspid) and atrial fibrillation including pre-operative investigations, intra-operative management and post-operative management. Delivered through lectures, interactive discussions and hands on sessions.

This course closely follows the EBCTS syllabus

Course programme

Programme and faculty subject to change.