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  • Cardiac MRI

    Course ID: 2593
    Course Author: Tracy Frech
    Course Author: Promporn Suksaranjit
    Course Author: John Ryan

    Cardiac MRI
    At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should have a deeper understanding of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) through reviewing information provided by cardiac MRI that is helpful for PAH assessment, reviewing limitations of cardiac MRI, and reviewing potential applications of cardiac MRI for patients with systemic sclerosis.


  • Classification, Screening, and Diagnosis of PH

    Course ID: 2636
    Course Author: Murali Chakinala

    2014 Conference
    Review the latest classifications scheme for pulmonary hypertension, identify patient groups at increased risk for pulmonary arterial hypertension and the vital role of echocardiography, translate the non-invasive workup of PH patients into a pre-cath probability for PAH, emphasize the vital role of right heart catheterization in establishing a PAH diagnosis


  • 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.


  • Drugs, Toxins, and Pulmonary Arterial 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.


  • Etiology, Diagnosis, and Management of RV Failure in PH

    Course ID: 2633
    Course Author: Raymond Benza

    2014 Conference
    Understand the difference in the physiology of the right and left and interventricular interdependence, learn how to identify RV failure and the basics of RV imaging, understand the basics of acute RV failure management, understand the concept of chronic right ventricle support


  • Exercise Testing (Nursing)

    Course ID: 2570
    Course Author: Abraham Babu

    Exercise testing plays a valuable role in evaluating a patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension, especially during the prognostic and diagnostic period. This course discusses cardio pulmonary testing, which is non-invasive and measures a patient’s cardiovascular and respiratory system when undergoing an exercise test. Cardiopulmonary stress tests, functional tests, as well as the administrative oversight needed to execute a successful exercise test will also be highlighted.


  • Exercise Testing (Respiratory Therapy)

    Course ID: 2574
    Course Author: Abraham Babu

    Exercise testing plays a valuable role in evaluating a patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension, especially during the prognostic and diagnostic period. This course discusses cardio pulmonary testing, which is non-invasive and measures a patient’s cardiovascular and respiratory system when undergoing an exercise test. Cardiopulmonary stress tests, functional tests, as well as the administrative oversight needed to execute a successful exercise test will also be highlighted.


  • 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.


  • Immunosuppression in Connective Tissue Disease Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Course ID: 2596
    Course Author: Yon Sung
    Course Author: Lorinda Chung

    This webinar will describe how the pathology and pathophysiology of Connective Tissue Disease – pulmonary arterial hypertension differs from idiopathic PAH. It will also discuss the evidence for the use of immunosuppression in CTD – PAH.


  • Interesting and Challenging Cases in PH: Session 2

    Course ID: 2632
    Course Author: Roham Zamanian

    2014 Conference
    Discuss the impact of methamphetamine dependence and abuse on PAH therapy selection, review subtle presentations of inappropriate response to vasodilator therapies, discuss the interpretation of inappropriate therapy response and medical management in such scenario


  • PAH Coordinator Secrets for Obtaining PAH Therapies

    Course ID: 2631
    Course Author: Nancy Blair

    2014 Conference
    Complete the referral process for PAH therapies, utilize the intranet for obtaining therapies, understand patient assistance options, understand the appeat process when medications are denied


  • Practical Issues in PH Management: Focus on Patient and Caregiver Education

    Course ID: 2630
    Course Author: Deedre Boekweg

    2014 Conference
    Recognize the different levels in existing medical knowledge of patients and caregivers, outline teaching strategies to bridge the gap in knowledge of patients and caregivers, identify strategies to assess patient and caregiver comprehension of education.


  • Pulmonary Hypertension with Heart Failure: A Case Study

    Course ID: 2268
    Course Author: Dana McGlothlin

    Heart Failure
    Through this case study, participants will recognize and correctly diagnose PH due to left heart disease, describe the pathophysiology of PH related to left heart failure; and demonstrate evidence-based principles for treating PH related to left heart failure, including the efficacy and safety of selective pulmonary vasodilators in this condition.


  • 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.


  • Symptomatic Treatment of Prostacyclin-Associated Neuropathic Leg Pain in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Course ID: 2231

    Through this course, participants will review symptomatic management, first-line and second-line agents, and how clinical treatment algorithms stem from them.


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

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

    This course covers the fundamentals of teaching patients and healthcare professionals, methods and barriers to learning, and effective teaching techniques.


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

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

    This course covers the fundamentals of teaching patients and healthcare professionals, methods and barriers to learning, and effective teaching techniques.


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

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

    This course covers the fundamentals of teaching patients and healthcare professionals, methods and barriers to learning, and effective teaching techniques.


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

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

    This course covers the fundamentals of teaching patients and healthcare professionals, methods and barriers to learning, and effective teaching techniques.


  • The Clinical Pathway to Early, Accurate PH Diagnosis

    Course ID: 2552
    Course Author: Bonnie Hudak
    Course Author: John Kingrey
    Course Author: Vinicio de Jesus Perez
    Course Author: Tim Lahm
    Course Author: David Poch

    This course aims to instruct physicians on the imperative role of early diagnosis in pulmonary hypertension through a series of clinical vignettes. Participants are tested on clinical knowledge of PH through topics that range from pediatric PH to chronic thromboembolic PH.


  • 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.


  • Trials in Pediatric PH: Specific Concerns in Design and Endpoints

    Course ID: 2629
    Course Author: Dunbar Ivy

    2014 Conference
    Understand the difficulties in clinical trial design of PAH therapies in children, evaluate the challenges and opportunities in performance of the sildenafil trial in children, and identify potential strategies in performance of future clinical trials in children.