European Exam in General Cardiology (EEGC)
Venue/Location: Pearson Vue exam centres across the UK.
Registration: Register online Registration for 2017 is open until 23.59 Friday 24 February 2017
NB - The exam is only open to UK cardiology trainees in their ST5 year.It is the responsibility of the candidates to provide BCS with the correct personal information including GMC number and National Training Number and other requested details at the point of registration for the exam.
About the exam
Administered by the European Society of Cardiology,
in conjunction with UEMS Cardiac Section and the national cardiac
societies. The European Exam in General Cardiology is an obligatory part of
Cardiology Training in the UK. The exam assesses the knowledge of the core
areas of cardiovascular medicine of a cardiology specialty registrar (STR).
The required knowledge is set out in the ESC Curriculum for the General Cardiologist and a Guide has been created to give candidates sitting the exam an overview of what the exam is for, how it will look and how to prepare.
How to prepare
The cardiology curriculum prepares trainees for a career in cardiology and hence an aptitude for lifelong learning is essential. There is not a limited list of appropriate sources of information. Trainees are encouraged to read widely and use whatever means they prefer for keeping up-to-date.
To help you prepare
The following list contains examples but is not intended as an exhaustive reading list. Trainees will be expected to have developed their knowledge using the wide variety of sources available.
courses e.g. BCS
& Mayo Clinic - Cardiology Review Course
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