Training courses

Foundation Course in Fetal Cardiology 

Our next foundation course will be held on Friday May 19, 2017 at the Marriott Hotel in Central London 
This is a one day course intended for sonographers, doctors and other health professionals wishing to gain familiarity with the assessment of the fetal heart. Normal cardiac views, consistent with screening guidelines will be covered along with selected cardiac abnormalities.  This course is aimed at those who wish to become familiar with screening views of the fetal heart or refresh their knowledge / approach in this field. The details of this course can be downloaded below.

Advanced Course in  Fetal Cardiology 
Our advanced course in fetal cardiology will be held on 16 / 17 November 2017 at the Marriott Hotel in Central London 

This course covers a wide range of topics including detailed demonstration of the major groups of cardiac abnormalities and a logical approach to assessment of the fetal heart.
Specific areas include abnormalities of the great arteries and of the aortic arch, cardiac asymmetry, early fetal echocardiography and fetal arrhythmias. 
Aside from recognition of abnormalities sessions will include counselling following prenatal diagnosis and associated abnormalities. 

Both courses are supported by Toshiba Medical Systems. Faculty is drawn from the Evelina London Children's Hospital and Harris Birthright, King's College Hospital  (Prof. John Simpson, Dr Gurleen Sharland, Dr Owen Miller,
Dr Vita Zidere, Dr Marietta Charakida and Dr Trisha Vigneswaran) 

The course application forms and programme will be available soon. For preliminary enquiries please email:

John Simpson,
10 Feb 2017, 09:08