Fetal Cardiology Virtual Workshop

September 25, 2021

This is a 4-hour virtual course designed to educate medical providers involved in the care of pregnant women on the indications, screening views and image optimization, and common anomalies seen in fetal congenital heart disease. Additionally, we will cover basic spectral Doppler evaluation of the fetal vessels (including MCA, ductus venosus, and umbilical cord) as well as a collaborative approach to fetal evaluation in complex medical disease.

Registration Closes at midnight September 23.

Want to learn more?

Check out our Advanced Fetal Cardiology Virtual Workshop being held on October 16! Click here to learn more and register!

Target Audience

OB sonographers, Perinatal sonographers, Physicians, Family Medicine

Learning Objectives

1. Identify components of the basic fetal echocardiogram and identify indications for fetal echocardiogram

2. Recognize normal and abnormal cardiac views

3. Describe the normal three vessel view and identify importance in fetal imaging

4. Improve ultrasound image optimization

5. Describe how to identify ductal dependent fetal cardiac anomalies

6. Describe use of Doppler in the fetal cardiac evaluation

7. Identify abnormal pulsed and color Doppler findings

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/25/2021 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
09/25/2021 - 12:30pm CDT

Program is subject to change




8:00 - 8:15 a.m.

Welcome, Introduction & Announcements

Amy Lund, DNP, CPNP

8:15 - 8:30 a.m.

Fetal echo indications

Lisa Howley, MD

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Normal Cardiac Anatomy and Overview of Fetal Circulation

Lisa Howley, MD

9:00 - 9:10 a.m.


Amy Lund, DNP, CPNP

9:10 - 9:40 a.m.

Fetal cardiac image optimization

Tracy Anton, BS, RDMS, RDCS, FAIUM

9:40 - 10:20 a.m.

What’s wrong with this 4-chamber view?

Bradford Chu, MD

10:20 - 10:50 a.m.

Pearls of outflow tract and 3-Vessel View imaging

Tracy Anton, BS, RDMS, RDCS, FAIUM

10:50 - 11:10 a.m.

Fetal Cardiac Cases

Lisa Howley, MD & Bradford Chu, MD

11:10 - 11:20 a.m.


Amy Lund, DNP, CPNP

11:20 - 11:40 a.m.

Differentiating Normal from Abnormal: MCA, DV & umbilical cord Dopplers

Saul Snowise, MD

11:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

A Meeting of the Minds: Collaboration between Perinatology and Fetal Cardiology

Saul Snowise, MD & Lisa Howley, MD

12:20 - 12:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks, Evaluations and Q&A

Amy Lund, DNP, CPNP

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Children’s Minnesota is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Children’s Minnesota takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific interest of its accredited continuing education events.

Credit Statement:


Children’s Minnesota designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.

This program offers 4.0 contact hours of continuing education.  Most medical professional organizations accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  It is the individual’s responsibility to determine whether an education activity meets the continuing education requirements of their respective licensures and/or professional boards.  Go to your respective organization’s website for more detailed information regarding credit requirements.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


Please login or register to take this course.

Registration Closes at midnight September 23. 

Enter the code EARLYBIRD10 at check out to save $10 on your registration through Saturday, September 18, 2021.

Children's Minnesota MNA RN's choosing to use contract dollars, please enter the code CONTRACT DOLLARS at checkout. If you do not cancel prior to 24 hours of the start of the course, you will be charged the full price of the conference. 

Required Hardware/software

Computer access to join a virtual event.