Fetology Chicago: Practice & Discovery

Live Virtual Event: September 10, 2020

General Sessions: 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Fetal Health Nursing Session: 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

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Course Description

Fetology Chicago is an educational event sponsored by The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education. The focus of the one-day virtual event will be on the multi-disciplinary approach to evaluation, care and intervention for a spectrum of congenital diseases including spina bifida, TTTS, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, urinary tract dilation and congenital heart disease.

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Registration Fee

The registration fee for this event is $20. Click here to register. 

Please note that individuals planning to claim CME credit or nursing contact hours for participating need to register separately.

Target Audience

The curriculum is designed for obstetricians, maternal fetal medicine specialists, neonatologists, cardiologists, radiologists, sonographers, nurses, pediatric surgical specialists, genetic counselors, and other perinatal specialists and staff.

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss recent advancement in the treatment of common fetal conditions that are amenable to fetal surgery
  • Describe the evidence that currently exists for the practice of fetal intervention
  • Identify current knowledge gaps that limit broader application of fetal surgery
  • Characterize innovative approaches currently used in the study of fetal intervention
  • Review the developmental outcomes with congenital heart disease
  • Describe fetal echocardiographic findings and current practices in management of fetal arrhythmias

Accreditation and Credit Designation

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91). 

Contact Information

Email ChicagoFetal@luriechildrens.org with any questions about Fetology Chicago: Practice and Discovery. Join our mailing list to receive information on news and events from The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health.