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A one-day course focusing on the diagnosis and management of critical congenital heart defects in neonatal patients.Overview This course will increase your skills, knowledge and confidence in the diagnosis and management of critical congenital heart defects in neonatal patients.Through a mixture of lectures and interactive workshops, we will cover topics such as: critical neonatal heart diseaseneonatal ECG – top tipsfunctional echo and neonatal PDA (patent ductus arteriosis) assessmentpersistent pulmonary hypertension of the newbornLearning aims, objectives and outcomes By the end of this course, you will be able to:describe the clinical features and diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease in the neonatediscuss the medical and surgical management, including early diagnosis and acute resuscitation, of neonates with heart diseaserevise diagnosis and management of PPHN (persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn)apply top tips to interpret neonatal ECG (electrocardiogram)discuss functional echo and neonatal PDA assessment.AudienceNewly qualified neonatal and paediatric consultants, neonatal trainees, senior paediatric trainees, SAS doctors, cardiology fellows and advanced nurse practitioners