What you will learn

Course description: 

The Advanced Fetal Echocardiography University is a one-day, physician-led course that will provide the learner a comprehensive overview of the clinical applications, techniques and interpretation of Fetal Echo imaging to aid in the diagnosis of structural malformations of  the heart. Educational material will be presented in the form of lectures, case presentations and *live scanning sessions.

(*to be determined)

This course will be presented by Dr. David Alex Roberson MD FASE FACC.

  • Medical Director of Advocate Children’s Heart Institute
  • Chief of Pediatric Cardiology
  • Director of Echocardiography
  • Advocate Children’s Heart Institute, Oak Lawn, Illinois
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Chicago Medical School



Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Recognize the normal and abnormal anatomy of the four chamber heart
  • Explain and discuss the scanning protocol necessary for a comprehensive fetal heart exam
  • List and describe the common forms of congenital heart disease
  • Understand the terminology associated with congenital heart disease and fetal  cardiology
  • Recognize and understand the various Doppler waveforms associated with fetal heart imaging
  • Increase knowledge and diagnostic confidence in the performance and/or interpretation of fetal echocardiograms
Course details

Course Code: 


Delivery method: 

  • Peer-to-Peer Workshop


  • English


1 Day

Course instructor(s) : 

David A. Roberson, MD, FASE, FACC
Philips Instructor

Course disclaimer: 

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