Effective prenatal screening of congenital heart disease course


The course is primarily aimed at medical and non-medical sonographers who provide a routine fetal anomaly service. It incorporates techniques and ways of improving screening such as effective use of colour and pulsed wave Doppler. It takes into account the increasing demand for high-quality screening to be provided to all pregnant women. It is also suitable for trainees in fetal medicine, paediatric cardiology, obstetric ultrasound and advanced sonographers wishing to extend their knowledge on congenital cardiac anomalies.

This course is approved by the International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISUOG).

Course objectives:

  • to introduce/improve the sonographer’s technique for imaging the fetal heart
  • to enable the sonographer to identify the range of appearances of the normal and abnormal heart
  • to enable the sonographer to distinguish between normal and abnormal features. 

The course programme can be viewed here.


7 and 8 July 2023


National Heart and Lung Institute

Guy Scadding Building

Cale Street




Day 1: lectures only (unlimited places) - book your place

Day 2: hands-on scanning sessions and video sessions (limited to 20 places) - fully booked

Course organisers

Professor Julene Carvalho and Professor S Yen Ho


For further information about this course, please contact:

Mrs Christine Saddington
Email: fetalecho@rbht.nhs.uk