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  • 17-Beta Estradiol Attenuates Hypoxic Pulmonary Hypertension via Estrogen Receptor-Mediated Effects

    Course ID: 2233
    Course Author: Tim Lahm



  • Allied Health Clinical Vignettes (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2413
    Course Author: Amy Kimber
    Course Author: Crystal Weber
    Course Author: Christine Archer-Chicko
    Course Author: Glenna Traiger
    Course Author: Deedre Boekweg



  • Allied Health Clinical Vignettes (Pharmacy/Pharmacy Technician)

    Course ID: 2457
    Course Author: Amy Kimber
    Course Author: Christine Archer-Chicko
    Course Author: Crystal Weber
    Course Author: Deedre Boekweg
    Course Author: Glenna Traiger



  • Allied Health Clinical Vignettes (Respiratory Therapists)

    Course ID: 2455
    Course Author: Amy Kimber
    Course Author: Christine Archer-Chicko
    Course Author: Crystal Weber
    Course Author: Deedre Boekweg
    Course Author: Glenna Traiger



  • Allied Health Clinical Vignettes (Social Workers)

    Course ID: 2456
    Course Author: Amy Kimber
    Course Author: Christine Archer-Chicko
    Course Author: Crystal Weber
    Course Author: Deedre Boekweg
    Course Author: Glenna Traiger



  • Cardiology Clinical Vignettes

    Course ID: 2356
    Course Author: Amresh Raina
    Course Author: Eric Fenstad
    Course Author: Garvan Kane
    Course Author: Gautam Ramani
    Course Author: Mellisa Smallfield
    Clinical vignettes comprise of case studies and provide clinical teachings on various treatments, patient care, and medical understanding of pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary arterial hypertension. Each case study is followed by a post-test question to demonstrate knowledge acquisition. This module is targeted towards cardiologists.



  • Caveolin-1 Expression During the Progression of Pulmonary Hypertension

    Course ID: 2205
    Course Author: Rajamma Mathew
    Rajamma Mathew, MD and her research group have been studying the role of caveolin-1 expression during the progression of pulmonary hypertension. In this course, Dr. Mathew discusses the existing evidence of the importance caveolin-1 plays in the development of the disease.



  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)

    Course ID: 2179
    Course Author: Doug Helmersen
    In this course, Doug Helmersen, MD, defines chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, describes the pathophysiology of the disease and discusses the prevalence of this type of pulmonary hypertension. Additionally, some of the possible risk factors associated with CTEPH will be discussed along with the proper algorithm to screen and diagnosis these patients.



  • Clinical Trials in Pulmonary Hypertension: Practical and Ethical Advise (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2781
    Course Author: Helena Purl
    Course Author: Steven Kawut

    This session will cover the “how tos” of clinical trials, from dealing with institution-based and multicenter research to interfacing with sponsors and regulatory agencies. From an ethical perspective, enrollment of patients in clinical trials, the role of sponsors and publication ethics will be reviewed. These expert panelists will provide you with practical tools for conducting research and assessing how to incorporate it into your practice.


  • Clinical Trials in Pulmonary Hypertension: Practical and Ethical Advise (Pharmacy)

    Course ID: 2491
    Course Author: Helena Purl
    Course Author: Steven Kawut

    This session will cover the “how tos” of clinical trials, from dealing with institution-based and multicenter research to interfacing with sponsors and regulatory agencies. From an ethical perspective, enrollment of patients in clinical trials, the role of sponsors and publication ethics will be reviewed. These expert panelists will provide you with practical tools for conducting research and assessing how to incorporate it into your practice.


  • Complex Case Studies: Nightmares in PH (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2487
    Course Author: Traci Stewart
    Course Author: Hamang Patel

    Things don't go according to plan and complications seem to emerge at the most inopportune time. Everything is not as it seems and when you say, "What else could go wrong," of course something does--these are the things that nightmares are made of. Be prepared to say, "I don't believe it!" as these panelists share their nightmares in PH and how they survived them.


  • Complex Case Studies: Nightmares in PH (Pharmacy)

    Course ID: 2508
    Course Author: Traci Stewart
    Course Author: Hamang Patel

    Things don't go according to plan and complications seem to emerge at the most inopportune time. Everything is not as it seems and when you say, "What else could go wrong," of course something does--these are the things that nightmares are made of. Be prepared to say, "I don't believe it!" as these panelists share their nightmares in PH and how they survived them.


  • Depression in Chronic Medical Illness

    Course ID: 2264
    Course Author: Maria Lapid
    Course Author: Jarrett Richardson



  • Diuretics in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2428
    Course Author: Traci Stewart
    Course Author: Sif Hansdottir
    Course Author: Megan Clarke

    In this course, nurse participants will 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, and apply techniques to manage fluid retention in patients.


  • Diuretics in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (Pharmacy)

    Course ID: 2466
    Course Author: Megan Clarke
    Course Author: Traci Stewart

    In this course, pharmacy and pharmacy technician participants will 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, and apply techniques to manage fluid retention in patients.


  • Diuretics in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (Respiratory Therapy)

    Course ID: 2467
    Course Author: Traci Stewart
    Course Author: Megan Clarke
    Course Author: Sif Hansdottir

    In this course, respiratory therapy participants will 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, and apply techniques to manage fluid retention in patients.


  • Drugs, Toxins, and Pulmonary Hypertension

    Course ID: 2412
    Course Author: Roham Zamanian

    In this course, participants will discuss drugs and toxins that are definite and likely risk factors for PAH, explain how selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use is related to PAH, and describe possible mechanisms for the development of drug-and-toxin-related PAH.


  • Echocardiographic Assessment of Pulmonary Hypertension

    Course ID: 2194
    Course Author: Garvan Kane
    In this course, Dr. Garvan Kane discusses how to use echocardiography to assess and diagnose pulmonary hypertension.



  • Exercise Right Heart Catherization (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2471
    Course Author: Lillian Hansen
    Course Author: Franz Rischard

    Exercise RHC is a valuable tool in diagnosing and managing PH. This session will help answer your questions about protocol and indications, using a casebased format.


  • Exercise Right Heart Catherization (Pharmacy)

    Course ID: 2490
    Course Author: Lillian Hansen
    Course Author: Franz Rischard

    Exercise RHC is a valuable tool in diagnosing and managing PH. This session will help answer your questions about protocol and indications, using a casebased format.


  • Gender and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Course ID: 2509
    Course Author: Eric Austin

    In this course, participants will discuss drugs and toxins that are definite and likely risk factors for PAH, explain how selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use is related to PAH, and describe possible mechanisms for the development of drug-and-toxin-related PAH.


  • Greater than the Sum of its Parts: The PH Treatment Team (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2486
    Course Author: Jacqueline Brewer
    If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes more than a village to care for a PAH patient; it takes a dedicated, integrated and resilient multidisciplinary team. The PAH team is a perfect example of Aristotle's famous quote, "The whole is greater than sum of its parts." In this session, members from two teams will share their journeys of cultivating, maintaining and growing the multidisciplinary approach to patient care.



  • Greater than the Sum of its Parts: The PH Treatment Team (Pharmacy)

    Course ID: 2495
    Course Author: Jacqueline Brewer
    Course Author: Sharon Jones
    If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes more than a village to care for a PAH patient; it takes a dedicated, integrated and resilient multidisciplinary team. The PAH team is a perfect example of Aristotle's famous quote, "The whole is greater than sum of its parts." In this session, members from two teams will share their journeys of cultivating, maintaining and growing the multidisciplinary approach to patient care.



  • Identifying, Differentiating and Treating Pulmonary Arterial and Pulmonary Venous Hypertension

    Course ID: 2242
    Course Author: Michele Gilbert
    In this course, Michele Gilbert, MSN, NP-C discusses the need to correctly identify the underlying cause of pulmonary hypertension in order to provide the appropriate treatment.



  • Inotropic and Vasopressor Therapy for Decompensated Right Heart Failure

    Course ID: 2263
    Course Author: Gautam Ramani



  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension in Systemic Sclerosis: A Case Study

    Course ID: 2216
    Course Author: Robyn Domsic
    In this course, Dr. Robyn Domsic discusses the intricacies of a case of pulmonary hypertension secondary to interstitial lung disease in a scleroderma patient.



  • Mechanical Support for Right Ventricular Failure in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Course ID: 2265
    Course Author: Marc de Perrot




  • Not Everyone Has PAH: WHO Group 2 (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2482
    Course Author: Laura Savage
    Course Author: Mellisa Smallfield

    Not every patient has PAH. Using case studies, this session will discuss the distinguishing features of WHO Group II related to left heart disease. Current diagnostic approaches and treatment options for this challenging group of patients will enhance your ability to care for this growing population.


  • Not Everyone Has PAH: WHO Group 2 (Pharmacy)

    Course ID: 2493
    Course Author: Laura Savage
    Course Author: Mellisa Smallfield

    Not every patient has PAH. Using case studies, this session will discuss the distinguishing features of WHO Group II related to left heart disease. Current diagnostic approaches and treatment options for this challenging group of patients will enhance your ability to care for this growing population.


  • Nursing Role in Managing and Providing Education on IV Prostanoid Therapy (Nursing Credit)

    Course ID: 2271
    Course Author: Natalie Kitterman
    In this course, Natalie Kitterman, BSN, RN, CCRP discusses the many important aspects the management of IV prostanoid therapy including the prevention of blood stream infections and minimizing administration errors. Additionally, the education of patients and overcoming barriers that might prevent the retention of this empowering information is also covered.



  • Optimizing Quality of Life: From Palliative Care to Financial Questions

    Course ID: 2219
    Course Author: Abby Poms
    Course Author: Mae Centeno
    Course Author: Gerilynn L. Connors
    Course Author: Jennifer DiLascio
    Course Author: Kathleen Henderson

    Optimizing Quality of Life
    This session from PHA’s 2012 Conference discusses how to provide the best care possible for patients and their families. Topics include preventative measures to optimize health, importance of exercise and optimizing physical conditioning, a review of palliative care and when it can be implemented and successful navigation of medical insurance and available financial resource support.


  • Overview of Medical Testing in PH Patients: Echocardiography, Right Heart Catheterization, VQ and CT Scans (Respiratory Therapy Credit)

    Course ID: 2380
    Course Author: Frances Rogers
    Course Author: Paul R. Forfia
    Course Author: Russel Hirsch
    Course Author: C. Gregory Elliott



  • Oxygen Therapy Challenges in PAH: A Case Study

    Course ID: 2230
    Course Author: Tonya Zeiger
    Tonya Zeiger, RRT, CPFT presents this lecture which discusses oxygen use in PAH patients including how to handle high flow use and how to work with your patient to match their oxygen needs to their lifestyle.



  • PH PHarmacist: A Prescription for Teamwork (Pharmacy)

    Course ID: 2494
    Course Author: Patricia Louzon
    Course Author: Jennifer Priziola

    Pharmacists dispense more than just medications - they dispense knowledge. Join a panel of pharmacists from different backgrounds and settings as they share their journey of integrating pharmacists into the PH team. They will share their roles, trials, tribulations, and successes. Although their roles may vary, they share the common goal of optimizing medication management of the PH patient.


  • PH PHarmacist: a Prescription for Teamwork (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2284
    Course Author: Patricia Louzon
    Course Author: Jennifer Priziola

    Pharmacists dispense more than just medications - they dispense knowledge. Join a panel of pharmacists from different backgrounds and settings as they share their journey of integrating pharmacists into the PH team. They will share their roles, trials, tribulations, and successes. Although their roles may vary, they share the common goal of optimizing medication management of the PH patient.


  • Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension (Nursing Credit)

    Course ID: 2314
    Course Author: Michelle Cash
    In this course Michelle Cash, MSN, RN, APRN provides an overview of pediatric pulmonary hypertension including the classification of the disease, current evidence for treatment in pediatric patients and the 5 rights of pediatric patients.



  • Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension (Pharmacy Credit)

    Course ID: 2320
    Course Author: Michelle Cash
    In this course Michelle Cash, MSN, RN, APRN provides an overview of pediatric pulmonary hypertension including the classification of the disease, current evidence for treatment in pediatric patients and the 5 rights of pediatric patients.



  • Pharmacological Management of Pediatric PAH: How Little People Can be the Biggest Challenge (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2504
    Course Author: Anne Davis

    Pharmacological management of pediatrics and infants is complicated and does not mirror the doses or approaches of the adult world. This population also has its own FDA challenges and insurance considerations. Learn how to safely manage your pediatric patients with PAH and navigate your way as a pediatric provider through the challenges of managing this special population.


  • Pharmacological Management of Pediatric PAH: How Little People Can be the Biggest Challenge (Pharmacy)

    Course ID: 2505
    Course Author: Anne Davis

    Pharmacological management of pediatrics and infants is complicated and does not mirror the doses or approaches of the adult world. This population also has its own FDA challenges and insurance considerations. Learn how to safely manage your pediatric patients with PAH and navigate your way as a pediatric provider through the challenges of managing this special population.


  • Portopulmonary Hypertension (POPH): Diagnosis and Treatment

    Course ID: 2270
    Course Author: Michael Krowka
    Course Author: Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba



  • Psychosocial Clinical Vignettes

    Course ID: 2322
    Course Author: Ashley Kimeu
    Course Author: Deborah McCollister
    Course Author: Eric Fenstad
    Course Author: Garvan Kane
    Course Author: Keith Swetz
    Clinical vignettes comprise of case studies and provide clinical teachings on various treatments, patient care, and medical understanding of pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary arterial hypertension. Each case study is followed by a post-test question to demonstrate knowledge acquisition. This module is discusses the psychosocial needs of patients with PAH.



  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Course ID: 2369
    Course Author: Atiya Dhala



  • Pulmonary Hypertension in Sickle Cell Disease

    Course ID: 2415
    Course Author: Roberto Machado




  • Pulmonology Clinical Vignettes

    Course ID: 2359
    Course Author: Sonja D. Bartolome
    Course Author: Victor Test
    Course Author: Jimmy Ford
    Clinical vignettes comprise of case studies and provide clinical teachings on various treatments, patient care, and medical understanding of pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary arterial hypertension. Each case study is followed by a post-test question to demonstrate knowledge acquisition. This module is targeted towards pulmonologists.



  • Pumps and Puffers: Managing Prostacyclin Therapy (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2510
    Course Author: Rebeca Anderson
    Course Author: Martha Kingman
    Course Author: Juliana Liu

    Prostacyclins are often used to treat patients with advanced pulmonary arterial hypertension. In clinical trials, prostacyclins have shown survival benefit as well as improvement in quality of life. Administration of prostacyclins can be complex even for experienced PH experts. In this session, we will discuss the role of IV, SQ and inhaled prostacyclins, including important safety recommendations.


  • Pumps and Puffers: Managing Prostacyclin Therapy (Pharmacy)

    Course ID: 2503
    Course Author: Rebeca Anderson
    Course Author: Martha Kingman
    Course Author: Juliana Liu

    Prostacyclins are often used to treat patients with advanced pulmonary arterial hypertension. In clinical trials, prostacyclins have shown survival benefit as well as improvement in quality of life. Administration of prostacyclins can be complex even for experienced PH experts. In this session, we will discuss the role of IV, SQ and inhaled prostacyclins, including important safety recommendations.


  • Quality of Life and Palliative Care in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Course ID: 2266
    Course Author: Daniel Grinnan
    Course Author: Hemant Murthy



  • Rheumatology Clinical Vignettes

    Course ID: 2358
    Course Author: Tracy Frech
    Course Author: Monique Hinchcliff
    Course Author: Jessica Gordon
    Course Author: Lori Chung
    Course Author: Flavia Castelino
    Clinical vignettes comprise of case studies and provide clinical teachings on various treatments, patient care, and medical understanding of pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary arterial hypertension. Each case study is followed by a post-test question to demonstrate knowledge acquisition. This module is targeted towards rheumatologists.



  • Scleroderma-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Case Study

    Course ID: 2215
    Course Author: Stephen Mathai
    Dr. Stephen Mathai presents a typical case of pulmonary arterial hypertension occurring secondary to systemic sclerosis.



  • Screening Systemic Sclerosis Patients for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Course ID: 2269
    Course Author: Aryeh Fischer




  • The ABC's of Teaching Adult Patients and Healthcare Professionals (Nursing Credit)

    Course ID: 2315
    Course Author: Jacqueline Brewer
    Course Author: Jennifer Priziola



  • The ABC's of Teaching Adult Patients and Healthcare Professionals (Pharmacy Credit)

    Course ID: 2321
    Course Author: Jacqueline Brewer
    Course Author: Jennifer Priziola



  • The ABC's of Teaching Adult Patients and Healthcare Professionals (Respiratory Therapist Credit)

    Course ID: 2283
    Course Author: Jacqueline Brewer
    Course Author: Jennifer Priziola



  • The ABC's of Teaching Adult Patients and Healthcare Professionals (Social Worker Credit)

    Course ID: 2379
    Course Author: Jacqueline Brewer
    Course Author: Jennifer Priziola



  • The Connection Between Connective Tissue Disease and PH (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2483
    Course Author: Deedre Boekweg
    Course Author: Stephen Mathai

    Patients with connective tissue disease are at risk to develop WHO Group I, II, or III PH. Come learn how to differentiate diagnosis and special treatment concerns for this population and how to provide best care to your patients with connective tissue disease.


  • The Connection Between Connective Tissue Disease and PH (Pharmacy)

    Course ID: 2492
    Course Author: Deedre Boekweg
    Course Author: Stephen Mathai

    Patients with connective tissue disease are at risk to develop WHO Group I, II, or III PH. Come learn how to differentiate diagnosis and special treatment concerns for this population and how to provide best care to your patients with connective tissue disease.


  • Topics in Respiratory Therapy and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    Course ID: 2381
    Course Author: Carolyn Cunningham
    Course Author: Karen Fagan
    Course Author: Tonya Zeiger
    Course Author: Michelle Ogawa
    Course Author: Gerilynn L. Connors



  • Understanding Pulmonary Hypertension: From the Micro Level to the Global Impact

    Course ID: 2220
    Course Author: Ghazwan Butrous
    Course Author: Sebastien Bonnet
    Course Author: Mourad Toporsian
    The sessions that make up this course were recorded at PHA's 10th International Conference and Scientific Sessions which focused on the role genetics plays in the expression and progression of pulmonary hypertension.