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PHPN Symposium 2017

PHPN Symposium 2017

The 2017 PH Professional Network (PHPN) Symposium, Navigating the Future: Individualizing Patient Care in the Face of Increasingly Complex Treatment Options, made the eighth biennial PHPN Symposium. Held on October 5-7, 2017 in Rockville, Maryland, the event was hosted by PHA and the PHPN, and was planned by the PHPN Symposium Committee. This committee was led by chair Michelle Cash, MSN, RN, APRN and vice-chair Martha Kingman, DNP, FNP-C.


Session Resources

Opening Session

  1. Quality Patient Care: It Takes a Team
    Theresa Brown, R.N., B.S.N., Ph.D.

Plenary Sessions

  1. Clinically Important Pulmonary Vascular Phenotypes Across the Current WHO Categorization: the PVDOMICS Project
    Heidi Erickson, B.S.N., R.N.; Lillian Hansen, NP-C, M.S.N., M.Ed.; Franz Rischard, D.O., M.S.

  2. New Frontiers in Lung Transplantation
    Pablo Sanchez, M.D., Ph.D.; Fernando Torres, M.D.

  3. Picture Perfect: Imaging in Pulmonary Hypertension
    Christopher Barnett, M.D., M.P.H.; Ahmed Gharib, M.D.

  4. Two Decades of Change: A Look at How Far We Have Come and Where We are Going
    James Klinger, M.D.; Maureen Seckel, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCNS, CCRN, FCCM

General Sessions

  1. CTEPH and CTED: Understanding the Spectrum of Thromboembolic Pulmonary Disease
    Kim Kerr, M.D.; David Poch, M.D.

  2. How Long is This Going To Take? The Anticoagulation Debate
    Robert Schilz, D.O., Ph.D.; Victor Tapson, M.D.

  3. PAH Jeopardy: How Do You Stack Up?
    Amy Kimber, R.N., APNP; Abby Pops, RRT, CCRP; Robert Schilz, D.O., Ph.D.; Melisa Wilson, ARNP, ACNP-BC

  4. The Cath to Diagnosis: Right Heart Catheterization and Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring
    David Booth, M.D.; Javier Jimenez, M.D., Ph.D., FACC; Amresh Raina, M.D., FACC

Breakout Sessions

  1. A Tricky Mission for the PAH Clinician: A Case-Based Interactive Discussion on Prostacyclin Therapy Transitions
    Rebekah Anguiano, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP; Laura Duvall, Pharm.D., BCPS; Kevin Kissling, Pharm.D., BCPS

  2. Baby, We Can Handle This: PH Associated With Lung Disease in Infancy
    Jennifer Beier, RN, M.S.N., CPNP-PC; Emma Olson, M.S., R.N. C-PNP

  3. Breaking Bad: Methamphetamines and PH
    Andrea Gergay Baird, M.S.W., LCSW; Nimi Tarango, R.N., M.S., NP-BC

  4. Comfort for the Messenger: Navigating Difficult Discussions in Pulmonary Hypertension
    Rana Awdish, M.D.; Carla Pies, D.N.P., ARNP, ACHPN; Traci Stewart, RN, M.S.N., CHFN

  5. Early Screening and Detection of PAH in Patients With Connective Tissue Disease
    Scott Visovatti, M.D.; Amber Young, M.D.

  6. Interpreting Statistical Data: Making Sense of the Latest PH Research
    Trushil Shah, M.D., M.S.

  7. It's a Family Business: What Every Clinician Should Know About Heritable PAH
    C. Gregory Elliott, M.D., MACP, FCCP; Lisa Wheeler, B.S.M.T.

  8. Making Every Breath Count: Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Oxygen Therapy
    Tonya Zeiger, RRT, CPFT

  9. Physiologic Phenotyping of the Patient With Dyspnea and PH: Out of the Genome and Into Reality
    Paul Forfia, M.D.; Fran Rogers, M.S.N., CRNP

  10. Please Wake Me: Nightmares in Pediatric PH
    Daniela Brady, FNP; Delphine Yung, M.D.

  11. Short-term Use of Prostacyclin Analogs to Improve Surgical Candidacy for Patients with Pediatric Heart Disease
    Elizabeth Colglazier, M.S., CPNP-AC

  12. The Hole Picture: Atrial Septal Defect Creation in the Pediatric Patient with PH
    Russel Hirsch, M.D.

  13. The Liver-Lung Connection: Understanding and Treating Portopulmonary Hypertension
    Hilary DuBrock, M.D., M.M.Sc.; James Runo, M.D.

  14. Virtual Patient Visits for Management of the PH Patient: Is Virtual a Reality?
    Nancy Bair, R.N., M.S.N., APRN, CNS-BC

  15. Walk the Line: Benefits to Using Sub-maximal Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing as a More Comprehensive Approach to Care
    Julie Tracy, M.Sc.

  16. We're All in This Together: Multidisciplinary Care for Complex PH Patients
    Jaclyn Doyle, M.S., APRN, FNP-BC; Allyson Rupp, M.S.W., LCSW

  17. What's Old Is New Again: The Role of the Potts Shunt in Pediatric PH
    Michelle Cash, M.S.N., RN, APRN; R. Mark Grady, M.D.

  18. What Else Can Happen, You Ask? Nightmares in PH
    Scarlett Harden, M.S.N., ACNP-BC; Martha Kingman, D.N.P., FNP-C

  19. WHO Group 2 PH: A Retrospective
    Kathy Galvin, ANP-C, CHFN; William Hopkins, M.D.


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