Fetal Cardiology Virtual Workshop

May 15, 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 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 May 12. 

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. Interpret normal and abnormal fetal echocardiograms
3. Recognize and describe the normal three vessel view
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: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 ANCC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/15/2021 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
05/15/2021 - 12:00pm CDT

Program is subject to change




8:00 - 8:05 a.m.

Welcome, Introduction & Announcements

Amy Lund, DNP, CPNP

8:05 - 8:20 a.m.
When is a Fetal Echo Indicated?Dr. Lisa Howley

8:20 - 8:50 a.m.

Normal Cardiac Anatomy and Overview of Fetal Circulation

Dr. Lisa Howley

8:50 - 9:00 a.m.



9:00 - 9:40 a.m.

What’s wrong with this 4-chamber view?

Dr. Joanna Lowisz

9:40 - 10:15 a.m.

Pearls and pitfalls of Outflow Tract and 3-Vessel View imaging

Dr. Lisa Howley

10:15 - 10:50 a.m.

Abnormal fetal cardiac learning cases

Dr. Joanna Lowisz & Dr. Lisa Howley

10:50 - 11:00 a.m.



11:00 - 11:20 a.m.

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

Dr. Saul Snowise

11:20 - 11:50 a.m.

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

Dr. Saul Snowise & Dr. Lisa Howley

11:50 a.m. - 12:00 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 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.


Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 ANCC


Please login or register to take this course.

Registration Closes at midnight May 12. 

Enter the code EARLYBIRD10 at check out to save $10 on your registration through May 1, 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.