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Education & Community Outreach

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Education and Community Outreach

The EVMS Fetal Cardiovascular Center offers continuing education for regional and national care providers in the area of ultrasound and fetal assessment through the following venues:

  • Annual training, through educational CME activity, to increase effectiveness of screening and improve prenatal detection of congenital heart disease
  • A national educational course on fetal echocardiography with topics related to screening, diagnosis and management of pregnancies with congenital heart disease
  • A regional support program for families with fetal cardiac abnormalities
  • Educational materials and brochures distributed at local and national meetings
  • Information in local and regional newsletters and publications regarding the prevention of fetal cardiovascular malformations
  • Visiting fellowships for physicians and sonographers from various countries for training in fetal echocardiography
  • EVMS is one of the few institutions in the country to have integrated ultrasound technology into its medical student curriculum