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Evaluating the Newborn for Critical Congenital Heart Disease

Thursday, Dec 21, 2023 • 12 to 1 p.m.

There is no fee for this event but please register here.

At the start of the session, learners must report attendance by texting
the SMS code CEKWEF to Continuing Education at 720-790-4423 or https://ce.childrenscolorado.org/code.

For further information, click here for the flyer or contact Nicole Shoka.


  • Recognize the three ways that critical congenital heart disease (CHD) presents symptomatically.
  • Utilize a framework to assess patients for cardiac causes of the three symptomatic presentations: cyanosis, hypoperfusion, and respiratory distress/failure to thrive.
  • Apply “symptomatic versus asymptomatic” schema to clinical cases to determine if a patient has critical CHD

Faculty from Children’s Hospital Colorado / University of Colorado
Diana Tsen, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Division of Pediatric Cardiology & Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging
Children’s Hospital Colorado, Heart Institute