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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Webcasts

Gregory D. Lewis, MD
Estimated Time:45 minutes
Release Date:April 13, 2015
Expiration Date:April 13, 2017
Specialties:Pulmonology, Critical Care, Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gregory D. Lewis, MD
Estimated Time:1 hour
Release Date:April 13, 2015
Expiration Date:April 13, 2017
Specialties:Pulmonology, Critical Care, Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Joseph G. Parambil, MD
Estimated Time:30 minutes
Release Date:April 7, 2015
Expiration Date:April 7, 2017
Specialties:Pulmonology, Critical Care, Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Richard Krasuski, MD
Estimated Time:30 minutes
Release Date:March 30, 2015
Expiration Date:March 30, 2017
Specialties:Pulmonology, Critical Care, Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Carol Farver, MD
Estimated Time:30 minutes
Release Date:March 25, 2015
Expiration Date:March 25, 2017
Specialties:Pulmonology, Critical Care, Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Adriano Tonelli, MD
Estimated Time:30 minutes
Release Date:March 25, 2015
Technical Requirements:Flash Player
Expiration Date:March 25, 2017
Specialties:Pulmonology, Critical Care, Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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