Training Courses

Training courses

Online training videos are available on youtube both for core and more advanced imaging of the fetal heart. Links to these videos are shown below.

The fetal cardiology unit at the Evelina London Children's Hospital offers several types of fetal cardiology course. Over 95% of participants have rated these as very good or excellent.

Fetal Cardiology Course, Sydney, Australia

24/25 February 2018

The meeting will provide detailed, up-to-date information on comprehensive evaluation of various cardiac malformations from both an anatomic and ultrasound perspective. This course will cover innovations and new discoveries in the field and their future implications for clinical practice. There will also be a focus on genetic basis of the cardiac malformations and genetic syndromes that can be diagnosed in pregnancy

Details can be found at:



Foundation Course in Fetal Cardiology

Our next foundation course will be held in April / May 2018 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.

Advanced Course in Fetal Cardiology

Our next advanced course in fetal cardiology will be held in November 2018 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, Prof. Gurleen Sharland, Dr Owen Miller, Dr Vita Zidere, Dr Marietta Charakida and Dr Trisha Vigneswaran)

Advanced fetal cardiac course 2018.pdf