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WeCan Fetal Heart Screen 2018

Stollery Children's Hospital, Royal Alexandra Hospital Site

Robbins Learning Centre at the Robbins Pavilion


This program has been approved for a maximum 10.75 hours of Section 1 Credits on behalf of the

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

This program has been approved for a maximum of 10.75 CPD Points on behalf of Sonography Canada (10.25 SB, 0.50 RP)


Thank you for coming!




September 8-9, 2018



Dr. Lisa Hornberger

Dr. Angela McBrien

Dr. Sue Chandra

Dr. Tim Colen

Dr. Luke Eckersley

Dr. Lindsay Mills


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WeCan Fetal Heart Screen 2018 schedule

Saturday, September 8, 2018

7:30-8:00              Registration and Breakfast                                                         

8:00-8:10              Welcome, Introduction                                                            Dr. Lisa Hornberger

8:10-8:30              Screening the fetal heart – Why bother?                              Dr. Luke Eckersley

8:30-9:20              How to screen the fetal heart: The basics                             Dr. Angela McBrien

9:20-9:30              Stretch break                                                                                    

9:30-10:15           Abnormalities of the four chamber view                                Dr. Tim Colen

10.15-10.50         Interactive cases with 4 chamber view abnormalities         Fetal Cardiology Fellows


10:50-11:10         Coffee break                                                                                    

11:10-11:55         Abnormalities of the outflow tracts & three vessel view   Dr. Lindsay Mills

11:55-12:30         Interactive cases of OFT and 3VV abnormalities                  Fetal Cardiology Fellows


12:30-1.30           Lunch   

1.30-2:45              Live scanning demonstration: pathology                               Conference faculty                        

2:45-3:15              Cardiac function                                                                          Dr. Luke Eckersley

3:15-3.35              Coffee break/snacks     

3:35-4:05              Okay, so I found a heart problem –                                         Dr. Sue Chandra

                                what else should I look for?                             

4:05-4:25              The difficult scan: tips and tricks for optimization               Dr. Lisa Hornberger

4:25-4:35              Q&A                                     

4:35-4:45              Wrap up                                              

4:45-6:30              Wine and cheese reception                                       



Sunday, September 9, 2018

7:30-8:00              Breakfast

8:00-8:10              Welcome and updates

8:10-8:30              Time considerations/scanning efficiency and advocacy   Dr. Sue Chandra

8:30-9:00              Bits and Bobs – Secondary causes of heart problems       Dr. Angela McBrien

9:00-11:00           Hands on scanning – Small groups                                        Conference Faculty

11:00-11:20         Coffee break/Snacks

11:20-11:50         Practical approach to fetal arrhythmias                                 Dr. Luke Eckersley

11:50-12:20         First trimester fetal heart scanning: who, when & how?    Dr. Angela McBrien

12:20-12:30         Q&A                     

12:30-12:45         Closing remarks