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Certificate of education in FH

The EAS Certificate of Education in Familial Hypercholesterolaemia is a new comprehensive online learning Programme on FH, now available on the EAS Academy.

Participants completing the requirements of the Programme will receive a Certificate of Excellence in Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH).  

The EAS Certificate of Excellence in FH is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 4 hours of External CME credits.

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).”
"EAS Certificate of Education in Familial Hypercholesterolaemia" was awarded  04.00 CME credits by the EBAC Board.

What will I learn?

The objective of this course is to give a broad knowledge about the most common genetic dyslipidaemia, Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH). The course covers all aspects of FH. It gives insight into the genetics of the disease, the basic molecular mechanisms, and its clinical development. It also covers many practical aspects of treatment of patients with FH, including FH in childhood, and management of FH patients and their families.

Who should take this Programme?

The course is suited to physicians who meet patients with FH, which includes a large number of specialities including general practice, internal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, diabetology and other. The course is also suited to nurses and other medical professionals in lipid clinics or other clinics treating FH patients. Other professionals that will benefit from the course are basic scientists in the field of lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis and representatives from the pharmaceutical industry.

Programme overview and content

The online programme is interactive – participants learn by viewing presentations, reading consensus papers and working through case studies. Learning evaluation is by multiple choice questions. On completion of the course, the final step is overall evaluation and obtaining the Certificate.

How do I take part?

Participants can start the Programme at any time.

How much does it cost?

Participation in the Programme costs

Non-member price 500 €
Member price 250 €


Sign up for the Programme

You can purchase access to the Programme here

To access the Programme

Once you have purchased your access to the Programme, please go to and log in using your EAS username & password. Select "Events & Courses" from the main menu, and select "Certificate of Education in FH".

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