Advances in Fetal Echo 2014

October 11, 2014

Course Overview

A one-day review course of the prenatal diagnosis management of Congenital Heart Defects. This course features nationally-renowned guest faculty, including: Alan Nugent, M.D., Dennis Wood, RDMS, Reenu Eapen, M.D. and Pediatric Cardiology faculty from UT Southwestern.

Course Objectives

1. Discuss normal fetal echo sweeps and how to perform
2. Discuss common and complex fetal echo abnormalities
3. Discuss a differential diagnosis of the most common fetal cardiac abnormalities
4. Discuss new options for fetal cardiac interventions  

Who Should Attend

The conference is designed for pediatric cardiologists, obstetrical ultrasonographers, pediatric cardiac ultrasonographers, and Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists.


Children’s Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Children’s Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This event is not affiliated with or endorsed by ARDMS®.

Conflict of Interest

It is Children's Medical Center's policy that participants in CME activities should be made aware of any affiliation of financial interest that may affect the speakers' presentations. Each speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement. This will be disclosed at the beginning of each presentation.

Registration Information

Attendees may register by mail or online.

Registration Fees

The registration fee of $150 (Physicians), $125 (Non-Physicians) entitles the participants admission to the conference, all course materials, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks and lunch.

Registration is confirmed upon receipt of registration fee.  We are unable to process any registration without payment.  

To pay by check, please enclose the registration form along with a check. Checks can be made payable to Children's Medical Center.

Mail check and completed registration form to:

Children’s Medical Center Dallas
Attn: Marisa Archuleta, Continuing Medical Education
1935 Medical District Drive, Suite E3.07
Dallas, Texas 75235

Returned Check Policy

An administrative fee of $35 will be charged for all checks returned for insufficient funds.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Refunds on paid registrations will be issued only for written cancellation requests received by September 26, 2014. All refunds will be issued a $35.00 administrative fee. After September 26, 2014, NO REFUNDS WILL BE GRANTED.

Meeting Location

Great Wolf Lodge Conference Center
100 Great Wolf Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051  


Family Friendly weekend!

A limited number of suites have been reserved at the Great Wolf Lodge at a discounted rate.
For reservations visit and enter Group Code: 1410CHILDRENS2

All rooms reserved at the Great Wolf Lodge include (1) one waterpark pass for each registered guest, up to 4.
Double Queen suite= $239/night
King Business suite = $239/night  

The group rate is valid until September 26, 2014

Course Director

Candace Gibbin, M.D., MSPH, FAAP, FACC
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics  

Faculty Speakers

Adrian Dyer, MD 
Assistant Instructor, Pediatrics

Candace Gibbin, M.D., MSPH, FAAP, FACC
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Catherine Ikemba, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Colin Kane, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

William Scott, MD, FAAP, FACC, MS, FHRS 
Professor, Pediatrics

Kavita Sharma, MD

Guest Faculty

Reenu Eapen, MD

Alan Nugent, MD 
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Dennis Wood, RDMS, RDCS, RCPT
Fetal Cardiology
Thomas Jefferson University and Nemours Cardiac Center
A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children