Webcast CME

Pulmonary Hypertension

 

Pulmonary Hypertension Webcast Series will provide an overview of the practical issues in the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of patients with pulmonary hypertension. Recent advances and future directions of medical care will be discussed in the context of their potential impact and application for clinical practice. Expert speakers will present the most recent advances in the context of challenges faced by physicians and other health care providers caring for these patients.

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Objectives

  1. Describe the pulmonary vasculature response to exercise in health and disease.
  2. Diagnose exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension.
  3. Describe recent updates to the medical and surgical management of pulmonary hypertension.
  4. Determine when to suspect pulmonary hypertension and how to diagnose it.
  5. Explain the current approach to pulmonary hypertension treatment in the presence of various associated or underlying diseases.
  6. Appropriately incorporate novel PH therapies into patient care.

Target Audience

This educational series is designed for pulmonary physicians and fellows, critical care physicians, cardiologists, internal medicine physicians, and physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other health care professionals with an interest in pulmonary hypertension.

Activity Directors

Raed A. Dweik, MD
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Program
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Respiratory Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Gustavo A. Heresi, MD
Pulmonary Vascular Program
Medical Director, Pulmonary
Thromboendarterectomy Program
Department of Pulmonary Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Respiratory Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH