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Patient educational programs for adults with CHD
2017-2018 patient education lecture series
This lecture series is designed to help patients with congenital heart disease and their family members deal with issues that matter to them.
Location: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin auditorium
Tuesday, March 6, 6:30 – 9 p.m. | Agenda
- Mechanical Support Devices for the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease and a Failing Heart
- Cardiac Transplant in the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease
- Pulmonary Artery Hypertension in the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease
About the WAtCH Program
The WAtCH Program is the largest adult congenital heart disease program in the state, providing for nearly 3,000 visits per year. It is staffed by five ACHD board certified physicians (there is a total of seven in the entire state of Wisconsin) and it is the only accredited program in the state. Its mission is to care for the adult congenital heart patients in the state of WI and to educate future physicians, patients and the community.
WAtCH ResourcesPast Facebook Live Q&As
- Live Q&A: Living with congenital heart disease
- Live Q&A: Health issues and challenges of living with a congenital heart defect
- Live Q&A: Congenital heart defects in children
- Live Q&A: Adult congenital heart disease
Past patient family education night presentations
To make an appointment or talk to an adult congenital heart disease expert at the Herma Heart Institute, contact us or call:
Caring for adults with congenital heart disease
Jessica was born with congenital heart disease and has been a patient of Children's Hospital all her life. At age 18, Jessica made the transition to the Adult Congenital Heart Disease program. Read her story here.