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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

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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 Resources

Past Facebook Live Q&As

Past patient family education night presentations

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Contact us

To make an appointment or talk to an adult congenital heart disease expert at the Herma Heart Institute, contact us or call:

(414) 266-6784

Caring for adults with congenital heart disease

Adult congenital heart disease specialists bridge medical care between pediatric and adult cardiology. Dr. Earing shares how.

Jessica's story

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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.