Webinars

Learn more about specific CHD conditions and defects, and the issues that affect your life. Participate in our monthly Webinars. Our leading experts and advocates cover a range of interesting, diverse and timely topics in patient-friendly language.

To register, watch our website and your email. We send out information before each webinar. 

Watch past webinars. Just click on any topic. They are listed by the year in which they were presented.

Is there a topic that you would like to see covered in a future webinar? Let us know by emailing pmiller@achaheart.org. We welcome your suggestions.

Upcoming Webinars: Click here for our 2016 webinar schedule.

Keep on Moving: Physical Activity and Cardiac Rehab in the Adult with CHD

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 7-8 p.m. EDT
Presented by Michael Earing, MD

Do you equate physical activity and exercise as the same thing? If so, you want to attend this webinar and learn the difference.  Do you understand why you get short of breath during exercise?  Dr. Michael Earing, noted ACHD cardiologist, will also explain this.  In addition, he will help you understand how your functional capacity and quality of life improves with training and physical rehabilitation. 

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Empowering Patients to Talk With Their Health Care Team About Research

Thursday, September 8, 2016, 7-8 p.m. EDT
Presented by Danielle Hile, Director of Program at ACHA

What do you think of when you hear the word, “research”?  Have you even thought about being a subject in a research study?  If so, how do you find a study that’s right for you?  All of these questions and more will be answered in this webinar.  Danielle Hile, Director of Programs at ACHA, will tell you about the different types of research, where to look if you’re interesting in participating and questions to ask your ACHD cardiologist about finding a research study for you.  

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Watch Past Webinars

2016
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Living Well Post Arterial Switch/Rastelli in the Adult with D-TGA

Presented by George Lui, MD

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Post Mustard/Senning in the Adult with D-TGA: Living Well

Presented by Alison Meadows, MD, PhD

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The Beat Goes On: Rhythm Issues in Adults with CHD

Presented by Jonathan Ginns, MD and Angelo Biviano, MD

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Living Well with Eisenmenger Syndrome

Presented by Ian Harris, MD

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End of Life - Advance Care Planning in CHD

Presented by Ali Zaidi, MD and Say Salomon, MD

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Neurocognitive Issues in Adults with CHD

Presented by Stephen R. Crumb, DNP, AACC

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Empower Yourself to Talk to Your Healthcare Team

Presented by Rick Puder, ACHA Ambassador, and Danielle M. Stephens, ACHA Director of Programs

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Update on Percutaneous Valve Replacements

Presented by Richard Krasuski, MD

2015
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The Blessings and Benefits of Living with CHD

Presented by Jonas Bromberg, Psy.D.

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Radiation Risks for the Adult with CHD

Presented by Jonathan Ginns, MD

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How to Get Insurance Companies to Pay for Quality ACHD Care

Presented by Susan Fernandes, LPD, PA-C, and Christy Sillman, RN, MSN

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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What’s New on the Horizon?

Presented by Michael Earing, MD

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Grassroots Advocacy Update 2015

Presented by Danielle Stephens, Johanna Gray, MPA, Erika Miller, JD, and Kathryn G. Schubert, MPP

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Truncus Arteriosus in the Adult with CHD

Presented by Ali Zaidi, MD

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The Liver and Legs in the Adult with a Single Ventricle

Presented by Ian Harris, MD

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Living with Subaortic Stenosis

Presented by Naser Ammash, MD

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Helpful Hints for Getting Approval for Social Security Disability

Presented by Lisa R.J. Porter, Esq.

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When is Transplant an Option in the ACHD Patient?

Presented by Marlon Rosenbaum, MD

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Managing Coronary Artery Risk Factors in Adults with CHD

Presented by Ami Bhatt, MD

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Women's Health in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Presented by Sue Fernandes, LPD, PA-C, and Anitra Romfh, MD

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Scars and Body Image in the Adult with CHD

Presented by Jamie Jackson, PhD

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What Every CHD Patient Needs To Know about Pregnancy

Presented by Richard Krasuski, MD

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Advocacy Update 2015

Presented by Danielle M. Stephens, ACHA Director of Programs

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Balancing Life with Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Presented by Teresa Lyle, DNP, ARNP, CPNP

2014
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Exercise and ACHD: From Testing to Treatment

Presented by Alexander (Sasha) Opotowsky, MD, and Keri Shafer, MD

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ACHD and Birth Control

Presented by Pamela Miner, NP

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Living with Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries

Presented by Yuli Kim, MD

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The Adult with Shone's Complex

Presented by Alison Meadows, MD, PhD

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Living with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Presented by Ian Harris, MD

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Living Well with Eisenmenger Syndrome

Presented by Naser Ammash, MD

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Coping Tips for ACHD Spouses and Family Members

Presented by Adrienne Kovacs, PhD, PsyC

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Living Life Fully Post-Mustard or Senning in the Adult TGA Patient

Presented by George Lui, MD

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Imaging Techniques in Adult Congenital Cardiology

Presented by Ali Zaidi, MD

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Valve Replacement Options in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Presented by Gary Webb, MD

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Pulmonary Stenosis in the ACHD Patient

Presented by Marlon Rosenbaum, MD

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ACHA Advocacy Update 2014

Presented by Jodie Curtis and Jim Twaddell, Drinker Biddle & Reath

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Living with and Managing Heart Failure in the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease

Presented by Richard Krasuski, MD

2013
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Understanding and Managing Rhythm Disturbances in Adults with CHD

Presented by Alison Meadows, MD, PhD

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Understanding Genetic Testing and Hereditary Risk in CHD

Presented by Stephanie Ware, MD, PhD, FACMG

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Aging with Tetralogy of Fallot

By William R. Davidson, Jr., MD

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What Adults Living with Ebstein's Anomaly Need to Know

Presented by Karen Stout, MD

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Insurance Update for the ACHD Patient: Looking Ahead to 2014

Presented by Paula Miller, ACHA Member Services Manager

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Coping with Life's Challenges and Changes

Presented by Adrienne Kovacs, PhD, CPsych

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Pulmonary Hypertension in the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease

Presented by Jamil Aboulhosn, MD, FACC, FSCAI

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ASD and VSD in the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease

Presented by Naser Ammash, MD

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Taking Charge of Your Medical Records: What Every Adult CHD Patient Should Know

Presented by Paula Miller, ACHA Member Services Manager

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Thriving with Congenital Heart Disease: 10 Things Every Patient Should Know

Presented by Amy Verstappen, ACHA President/CEO

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ACHA Advocacy Update 2013

Presented by Amy Basken, ACHA Public Policy Manager

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Guidelines for the Management of the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease

Presented by Ruth Phillippi, ACHA Education and Outreach Manager

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Life with Single Ventricle: ACHD Patients Living with a Fontan

Presented by Stephen R. Crumb, DNP, AACC

2012
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Traveling with CHD: What the ACHD Patient Needs To Know

Presented by Arwa Saidi, MD

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It's All in the Pump: Managing and Treating Heart Failure in the ACHD Patient

Presented by Karen Stout, MD

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Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Dental Issues: What’s up with Preventive Antibiotics?

Presented by Disty Pearson, PA-C

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Aging with Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries

Presented by Carole Warnes, MD

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Post Arterial Switch and Rastelli in the Adult Congenital Heart Patient

Presented by Joseph D. Kay, MD

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What Every CHD Patient Needs to Know About Finding ACHD Care

Presented by ACHA Member Services Manager Paula Miller and ACHA Research Manager Ann Gianola

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Advocating in August by Visiting your Legislators in Their Home Offices

Presented by Amy Basken, ACHA Advocacy Coordinator

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Social Security Disability and the Compassionate Allowance Program in the Adult Congenital Heart Community

Presented by Jamillah Jackson

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Living with Truncus Arteriosus

Presented by Michael A. McConnell, MD

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Coping with Anxiety and Depression for ACHD Patients

Presented by Adrienne Kovacs, PhD

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Imaging Techniques in ACHD Care

Presented by Craig Broberg, MD

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Celebrate and Motivate – Lobby Day 2012

Presented by Amy Basken, ACHA Advocacy Coordinator

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Valve Replacement in the Adult Congenital Heart Patient

Presented by Yuli Kim, MD, Matt Gillespie, MD, and Stephanie Fuller, MD

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Eisenmenger Syndrome in the Adult Congenital Heart Patient

Presented by Curt J. Daniels, MD, FACC (This webinar was made possible in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Actelion.)

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Post Mustard and Senning in the Adult Congenital Heart Patient

Presented by Gary D. Webb, MD

2011
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The Adult Congenital Heart Patient Living with Bicuspid Aortic Valve

Presented by Jorge Alegria, MD

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Managing Holiday Stress, presented by Jamie Jackson, PhD

Managing Holiday Stress, presented by Jamie Jackson, PhD

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Patient-Centered Care and Outcomes

Presented by Ann Gianola, MA, ACHA Research Manager

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Aging with Tetralogy of Fallot

Presented by Naser Ammash, MD

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Parlez-Vous Medicinese? Talking with Your Doctor When You’re Speaking Different Languages

Presented by Ruth Phillippi, MS

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Exercise and the ACHD Patient, presented by Michael McBride, PhD

Exercise and the ACHD Patient, presented by Michael McBride, PhD

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Advocating in August: Visiting Your Legislators in Their Home Office

Presented by Amy Basken, ACHA Advocacy Coordinator

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Women with Congenital Heart Disease: Understanding the Challenges of Pregnancy

Presented by Dr. Candice Silversides

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Keep the Beat: Identifying and Managing Rhythm Problems

Presented by Dr. James Perry

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ACHD, Mental Health, and Quality of Life: What Does the Data Say?

Presented by Dr. Philip Moons

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A Walk Through Our Website

Presented by Terri Schaefer, ACHA Communications Manager

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ACHA Advocacy Update

Presented by Amy Basken and Brian Altman

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Research 101: Why Should We Care?

Presented by Ann Gianola, MA, ACHA Research Manager

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Pulmonary Hypertension in the Adult Congenital Heart Patient

Presented by Michael Landzberg, MD, FACC, and Disty Pearson, PA-C

2010
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Surviving and Thriving During the Holidays

Presented by Paula Goldberg, PA-C

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ACHA 101

Presented by Paula Miller and Amy Verstappen

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Webinar on IMproving Pediatric and Adult Congenital Treatment (IMPACT), a new, national data registry developed by the American College of Cardiology

Presented by Gerard R. Martin, MD, FAAP, FACC

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Summer Lobbying for CHD Advocates

Presented by Amy Basken

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Pregnancy & Congenital Heart Disease

Presented by Carole A. Warnes, MD, FRCP

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The Adult Fontan Patient

Presented by Michael E. McConnell, MD

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The Healthcare Reform Act and the Congenital Heart Community

Presented by Brian Altman and Disty Pearson

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Adoption and the ACHD Patient

Presented by Amanda Bone

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How to Have Fun Saturday Night without Waking Up in the ER Sunday Morning

Presented by Karen Stout, MD

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Contraception and the ACHD Survivor

Presented by Disty Pearson, PA-C

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H1N1 and the ACHD Patient

Presented by Dr. Minisha Patel and Dr. Tom Shimabukuro

2009
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The Top Ten Things Every ACHD Patient Should Know

Presented by Amy Verstappen

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Effective Summer Lobbying Webinar

Presented by Brian Altman