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Diuretics in PAH Webinar

March 6, 2014 at 2pm EST/11am PST

PHA Online University of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association invites you to join a free, live webinar on Diuretics in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension on March 6, 2014 at 2pm EST/11am PST. This webinar will highlight the usage of diuretics in PH management, including patient education, pharmacokinetics, and right heart failure from the perspective of a nurse, pharmacist, and physician. 

View a recording of the webinar here

Learning Objectives

  • Describe right heart physiology and function
  • Identify signs and symptoms of heart failure 
  • Contrast diuretic properties
  • Appraise risks associated with diuretics
  • Utilize interviewing strategies to obtain history by phone
  • Apply techniques to manage fluid retention in patients


Traci Stewart
Traci Stewart, RN, MSN, CHFN:
serves as a Nurse Clinician Specialist at the Cardiomyopathy Treatment Program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. Traci also serves as Chairperson of the Allied Health subcommittee of PHA Online University and Chairperson of PHA PH Professional Network.


Megan Clarke
Megan Clarke, PharmD, BCPS (AQCV):
serves as a Cardiology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and completed her Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Clarke received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy and is a board-certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.



Sif Hansdottir
Sif Hansdottir, MD, PhD:
serves as a pulmonologist at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. She received her medical education from the University of Iceland, completed residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.



Webinar and CME Information:

PESGIn cooperation with Professional Education Services Group (PESG), PHA Online University is pleased to present this webinar as a continuing education activity for nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. 


ANCC LogoNurses: PESG is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity will provide 1 hour of continuing nursing education.


ACPE ImagePharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians: PESG is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE UAN 0829-0000-14-062-L04-P (Pharmacists) and UAN 0829-0000-14-062-L04-T (Pharmacy Technicians). This activity provides 1.00 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit.

AARC logoRespiratory Therapists: The Continuing Respiratory Education (CRCE) system of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) grants approval for ten (1.00) hours for this course # 142044000. 


For more information:

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