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ACHA Webinar: ACHD Imaging: Doc, Do I Really Need All These Tests?

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ACHD Imaging: Doc, Do I Really Need All These Tests?
Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. EDT
Presenters: Seiji Ito, MD, and Marguerite Wevers, RN

About the Webinar

Have you ever wondered about the different types of tests that your ACHD cardiologist has ordered for you, such as cardiac MRI, cardiac CAT scan, echo, and stress tests? Why does he/she order specific tests and not others? What is it like going through all this testing? This webinar will help prepare you for what to expect. It will also help you understand why your doctor might order multiple tests. You don’t want to miss the chance to learn from ACHD cardiologist Dr. Seiji Ito, MD, and Clinical Program Coordinator Marguerite Wevers, RN. Register today to learn more.

REGISTER NOW: https://bit.ly/2K7UfxQ

About the Presenters

Seiji Ito, MD, is an ACHD cardiologist at the Washington Adult Congenital Heart Program at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. He completed the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Fellowship at University of Washington in Seattle after completing a pediatric cardiology fellowship and combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency. Dr. Ito enjoys working with adult congenital heart disease patients and their families and is invested in patient education and medical education.

Marguerite Wevers, RN, is a clinical program coordinator nurse for the Washington Adult Congenital Heart Program at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. Prior to her role as a coordinator nurse, she worked in inpatient pediatrics, where she was able to work with patients with congenital heart defects as children when they were being treated in the hospital. Marguerite’s favorite part about working as an ACHD coordinator is getting to build relationships with patients over a long time and taking care of them throughout the different phases of their lives.

About the Adult Congenital Heart Association

The Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and extending the lives of adults with congenital heart disease (CHD). ACHA serves and supports the more than one million adults with CHD, their families and the medical community—working with them to address the unmet needs of the long-term survivors of congenital heart defects through education, outreach, advocacy, and promotion of ACHD research. For more information about ACHA, contact (888) 921-ACHA or visit www.achaheart.org.


 Sponsorship support provided by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc


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