This CME/CE course explains Congenital Heart Defects (CHD), covering historical context, ductal dependency differentiation, newborn risk factors, postnatal symptom recognition, diagnostic approaches, and initial management strategies. Attendees will acquire crucial insights to elevate their care for CHD patients.

Educational Objectives:
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Review the background of CHD.
  • Distinguish which CHD is ductal dependent.
  • Review risk factors that increase CHD in a newborn.
  • Recognize the postnatal clinical signs and symptoms. 
  • Discuss the diagnostic approach for CHD. 
  • Review initial management once CHD is identified.

The estimated time to complete this activity is 1 hour.

This activity is jointly provided by Your CE Source and eMedEd.


Congenital Heart Defects

Duration: 60 mins


PhysicianNursingPhysician Assistant


CardiologyEmergency MedicinePediatricsPediatric Emergency MedicineGeneral PracticeInternal MedicinePrimary CareFamily PracticeNursing


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All faculty, planner and/or content managers have nothing to disclose nor do they have any vested interests or affiliations. 

Disclaimer Statement:
The content, views and opinions presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty/authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Your CE Source and/or eMedEd, Inc. The faculty/authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.

Learners are required to adhere to the privacy and confidentiality policy as it relates to the CE activities provided on the Internet.  Please see policy at https://www.yourcesource.org/index.cfm?do=cnt.page&pg=1029

Questions about continuing education credit or certificates related to this course, please contact us via email at adminsupport@yourcesource.org.

Questions about the content, please contact eMedEd, Inc. via email at contact@emeded.org

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