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A Structured Approach for Assessing the Normal and Abnormal Fetal Heart - Presented by Ann Quinton
The Australasian Sonographers Association is pleased to bring this travelling workshop to Newcastle on Saturday 20 February 2021. Live scanning will be carried out throughout the day.
8.30 am Registration
9.00 am Assessment of the normal fetal heart
This session will teach a novel approach for evaluation and application of practical skills for routine assessment of the heart and will progress to include advanced fetal echocardiography views.
10.10 am Abnormalities of the 4-chamber view
The skills learnt from assessing the normal 4-chamber fetal heart will be applied to various anomalies of the 4-chamber heart.
11.20 am Morning tea
11.50 am Abnormalities of the outflow tracts
Skills learnt from assessing normal outflow tracts of the fetal heart will be applied to various anomalies of the outflow tracts.
1.00 pm Live Scanning, feedback and questions
1.30 pm Finish
About the presenter
Dr Ann Quinton is a senior sonographer who has worked in Fetal Medicine Units for 20 years scanning the fetal heart. She is currently unit coordinator teaching Fetal Echocardiography at a postgraduate level at CQUniversity. She has presented widely nationally and internationally on the fetal heart.
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