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2016 Pulmonary Hypertension Summit Webcast Series

 

2016 Pulmonary Hypertension Summit Webcast Series provides clinicians with a review of pulmonary hypertension diagnosis and treatment, including 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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Samar Farha, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: July 27, 2016
Expiration Date: July 27, 2018
Specialties: Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
Kristin Highland, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: June 29, 2016
Expiration Date: June 29, 2018
Specialties: Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
Adriano Tonelli, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: June 29, 2016
Expiration Date: June 29, 2018
Specialties: Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
Gustavo A. Heresi, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: June 29, 2016
Expiration Date: June 29, 2018
Specialties: Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
Franck Rahaghi, MD
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in COPD and ILD
Franck Rahaghi, MD; Steven D. Nathan, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: June 29, 2016
Expiration Date: June 29, 2018
Specialties: Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
Drs. Bogaard and Idrees
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: June 29, 2016
Expiration Date: June 29, 2018
Specialties: Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
Jinesh P. Mehta, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: June 29, 2016
Expiration Date: June 29, 2018
Specialties: Pulmonology, Internal Medicine

Objectives

  1. Summarize evidence on diagnosis and current treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
  2. Describe the function of the right ventricle in PAH and its evaluation and management.
  3. Explain the current therapeutic approaches to PH in the presence of associated or underlying diseases.
  4. Diagnose chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) and describe management options.
  5. Recognize the role of palliative care in the treatment plan for patients with PAH.
  6. Compare and contrast available combination PH therapies and incorporate them into patient care strategies.

Target Audience

These activities are directed to physicians, physician assistants, and nurses with an interest in pulmonary hypertension.

Activity Directors

Raed A. Dweik, MD
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Program
Professor of Medicine
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Respiratory Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Samar Farha, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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

Franck Rahaghi, MD
Chairman, Department of Pulmonary Medicine
Director, Advanced Lung Disease Program
Respiratory Center Quality Officer
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
Respiratory Center
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL