Advances in Fetology 2018: Innovations and Updates in Fetal Therapy and Fetal Cardiology 9/14/2018

Date & Location
Friday, September 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - Saturday, September 15, 2018, 5:45 PM, Emory Conference Center, Atlanta, GA

Target Audience
Anesthesiology, Cardiology*^, Genetics, Gynecology/Obstetrics, Hospice & Palliative Medicine*^", Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine*, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities*, Nursing, Pediatric Neurology*, Perioperative Services, Radiology/Imaging


Advances in Fetology 2018, sponsored by the Cincinnati Fetal Center, will be held at Emory Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia on September 14 & 15, 2018. It is an educational event that is sure to meet the educational needs of many healthcare providers as they care for patients with pregnancies complicated by fetal anomalies. The course is ideal for genetic counselors, pediatric subspecialties, including but not limited to, neonatologists, pediatric neurologists, developmental pediatricians, pediatric surgeons, pediatric cardiologists, radiologists, neurosurgeons, residents, fellows, trainees, obstetricians, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, social workers, utrasonographers, nurses and fetal center coordinators.

Regional, national and international experts scheduled to speak about minimally invasive MMC repair; ethics; nursing care in fetal therapy programs; the impact of fetal intervention on the NICU; genetics and updates on TTTS and FETO Trial.  We will discuss imaging and the role of ultrasound in prenatal diagnosis and key findings in MMC, TTTS, and CDH triage strategies, evaluation for surgery, post diagnosis counseling, and bed-side care optimization.

  1. 1. Identify CHD in the fetus and describe management techniques for both a pregnancy with fetal CHD and with maternal CHD.
  2. 2. Discuss current management of complex twin pregnancies.
  3. 3. Describe the status of management for the fetus with CDH, including both prenatal and post-natal care.
  4. 4. Describe the current status of prenatal Meningomyelocele repair practice – open surgery, minimally invasive surgery, complication rates, NICU care
  5. 5. Participate in ethical discussions pertaining to fetal therapy
  6. 6. Discuss the unique application of current prenatal screening and diagnostic modalities to the fetal therapy population


On or Before 8/18/18
Practicing Physicians - $425
Phys in training, nurses & other clinical personnel - $350

After 8/18/18
Practicing Physicians -
Phys in training, nurses & other clinical personnel - $400

Friday September 14  Only
Practicing Physicians - $255
Phys in training, nurses & other clinical personnel -  $215

Saturday September 15 Only
Practicing Physicians -
Phys in training, nurses & other clinical personnel - $235

Payment is due prior to the start of the conference. 

Cancellations received on or before August 20, 2018, are fully refundable. After August 20, 2017 a $50 processing fee will be charged. 


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Cincinnati Children's designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

12.8 contact hours will be awarded to nurses who attend the entire program and complete an evaluation tool. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91).