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Indications and Appropriate Use of Fetal Echocardiograms

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Course Details

Credit/contact hours: .5
Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes
Publication Date: May 9, 2019
Expiration date: May 9, 2025
Reviewed: May 8, 2022


This course outlines why fetal echocardiograms are performed and when the use of a screening echocardiogram is indicated, might be indicated, and not indicated.

You Will Learn

  • Why do we do fetal echocardiograms?
  • Appropriate use of the screening echocardiogram, including when it is indicated, when is it possibly indicated, and when is it not indicated

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.The course will open in a new tab - to exit the course, simply close that tab.

Peter Dean, MD

Peter Dean, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist with expertise in transthoracic, transesophageal and fetal echocardiogram imaging, exercise stress testing and sports cardiology. He cares for patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Dean is the medical director of the Pediatric Exercise Stress Laboratory at the University of Virginia and is board-certified in general pediatrics and pediatric cardiology.

DISCLOSURE: This individual reports no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.

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