Managing the Patient with PAH: A Customized Approach

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Review practical approaches to a number of common management challenges of PAH and areas of continued and ongoing research with this free e-learning module. Complete the module, which includes five video sessions, slides, a pretest, and a posttest to earn 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 2 MOC points.

Video presentations include:

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Basics
Presented by: Timothy Fernandes, MD, FCCP
Runtime: 26 minutes, 47 seconds

PAH With Failing Right Ventricle
Presented by: Ronald Oudiz, MD, FCCP
Runtime: 9 minutes, 5 seconds

Palliative Care and Nursing
Presented by: Sandra Lombardi, RN
Runtime: 6 minutes, 30 seconds

Pregnancy and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Presented by: Lana Melendres-Groves, MD
Runtime: 14 minutes, 16 seconds

Surgical Considerations of the PAH Patients
Presented by: Talal Dahhan, MD, MS
Runtime: 20 minutes, 15 seconds

Course Objectives

  1. Update current understanding of PAH management and evaluation with recent evidence-based guidelines and emerging research.
  2. Discuss the application of these guidelines to the management of the patient with PAH who requires emergent or elective surgery.
  3. Apply the most current literature on PAH and treatment in women and pregnancy.
  4. Identify principles in the management of acute right-sided heart failure in the critically ill patient.
  5. Describe the role of palliative care in the patient with end-stage PAH.

This module includes 1-year access to the mp4 video files from this live session at CHEST 2016, including lecture and slide presentation. Note, files are not downloadable and must be played from a device with internet connection. Access to the course and CME/MOC claiming will expire 1 year from the purchase date.

Managing the Patient With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Customized Approach is supported in part by an educational grant from United Therapeutics Corporation; in part by an independent educational program from Gilead Sciences, Inc.; and in part by an independent educational grant from Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc.

Item Number: 7207.221

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