AEPC Exam in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology – Niakoro

AEPC Exam in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology

AEPC Exam in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology

AEPC Exam in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology


The goal of certification  is to set a European standard for competence and excellence in Paediatric cardiology. Questions are based on, and will cover, the Knowledge Base outlined in the Specialist Paediatric Cardiology Curriculum according to the “AEPC Recommendations for Training in Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology” (Cardiol in the Young 2020;30(11):1572-1587)

Trainee must have complete the educational training and filled in AEPC Logbook.

Exam structure:

  • The examination is held once a year
  • The examination is in English
  • The duration of the written examination is three hours
  • The questionnaire is compiled by the Educational Committee and consists of 150 multiple choice questions (MCQs) with five options, based on single best answer (no negative marking).
  • Exam consists of 2 parts: first part regarding general knowledge (50 questions) and second part with clinical cases or imaging questions (100 questions)

Course Content

Total learning: 1 lesson / 1 quiz Time: 35 minutes



  • Enfocada en insuficiencia cardiaca y trasplante cardiaco infantil.
  • Cardiólogo pediátrico en King Faisal Specialist Hospital & RC en Riad.
  • Director médico del programa de Trasplante infantil del Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona 2010-2019.
  • Miembro del Educational Committee de la Asociacion Europea de Cardiología pediátrica (AEPC) 2016-hoy.
  • Focus in the care of children with severe heart failure and pediatric cardiac transplantation.
  • Pediatric cardiologist at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & RC in Riyadh.
  • Medical Director of Pediatric Heart Transplant Program at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona. Spain 2010-2019
  • Member of Educational Committee of the Association for the European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC) 2016-present.
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