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Examining Patient Cases in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension


This activity is intended to educate pharmacists on therapeutic options for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension.   Participants will have a thorough understanding of the epidemiology, clinical symptoms, pathophysiology, and treatment goals of pulmonary arterial hypertension.  Diagnostic methods will be reviewed.  The presentation will detail pharmacologic treatment options for PAH including targeted pathways, routes of administration, indication, dosing, benefits, and potential adverse effects.  Patient cases will be presented throughout the session to enable participants to apply medical knowledge.
 

This recorded activity is a based on a live program that was offered on May 12, 2016 in Woburn, MA.  
Participants who received credit for the live program should not claim credit for this web based presentation.
 
System Requirements for Participants:
Operating system:  Windows XP, Vista or 7  MAC OS X  Latest Version of Adobe Reader
Browser Internet Explorer 8.0 or above  Google Chrome 16.0 or above  Firefox 7.0 or above  Safari 5.0 or above
 

Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

1.25

CE Units

0.125

Activity Type

  • Application Based

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
American Health Resources is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education

Requirements for CE Credit

  • Complete the pre-test
  • Review the content of this activity
  • Successfully complete the post-test with a score of 70% or higher 
  • Complete the post-test and activity evaluation
Continuing pharmacy education credit is automatically reported to CPE Monitor once the post-test & evaluation is completed.
 
Pharmacists - Be sure your profile has been updated with your NAPB e-profile # and birth date information BEFORE completing the online evaluation, or your credits will NOT be reported.

Support/Credits

Discloures:
Bryan Cook, PharmD, BCPS; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Cardiology/Coronary Care Unit, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA does not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
 
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Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA.  American Health Resources does not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.  The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of American Health Resources.  Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

 

 

 

This activity is intended to educate pharmacists on therapeutic options for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension.   Participants will have a thorough understanding of the epidemiology, clinical symptoms, pathophysiology, and treatment goals of pulmonary arterial hypertension.  Diagnostic methods will be reviewed.  The presentation will detail pharmacologic treatment options for PAH including targeted pathways, routes of administration, indication, dosing, benefits, and potential adverse effects.  Patient cases will be presented throughout the session to enable participants to apply medical knowledge.
Application Based

Objectives

  • Summarize the pathophysiology and classifications of pulmonary arterial hypertension.
  • Evaluate therapeutic options in the treatment of PAH based on safety and efficacy.
  • Apply guidelines to patient cases to determine best course of treatment.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Bryan Cook,  picture

Bryan Cook, , PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Brigham and Women's Hospital


Brief Bio : Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiology & Critical Care Brigham & Women's Hospital; Affiliate Clinical Assistant Professor Northeastern University School of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0280-0000-16-052-H01-P

Release Date: Jul 13, 2016
Credit Expiration Date: Jul 13, 2019

CE Hours

1.25

Fee

$0.00