Developed by the PHA Scientific Leadership Council, this program offers, at nationally recognized PAH centers, direct instruction on state-of-the-art PAH diagnosis and management for physicians and other health professionals who help care for patients with PAH.

These day-long highly interactive preceptorships builds links among community PAH specialists, non-specialists, and clinicians at established PAH centers, creating new avenues for communication and more comprehensive, state-of-the-art diagnosis, initial treatment, and long-term management of patients with PAH.

  • All programs are scheduled from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • A complimentary breakfast and lunch are provided
  • This program is FREE

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for pulmonologists, cardiologists, rheumatologists, internists, and primary care physicians, as well as nurses, physician assistants, and other allied health professionals who help care for patients with PAH.

Educational Objectives

The PHA Preceptorship Program is designed to improve competence, performance, and patient care practices by instructing front-line clinicians in the highest quality of care for patients with PAH. At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Define key pathophysiologic and epidemiologic components of PAH
  • Accurately diagnose patients through comprehensive screening and early recognition of symptoms
  • Evaluate the patient's condition and prescribe optimal long-term management, including knowing when and how to treat and when to consult with colleagues at an established PAH center
  • Tailor comprehensive care for complex patient populations

Accreditation and Credit Designation

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Upcoming Programs 

September 27, 2013

San Francisco, CA

October 4, 2013

Phoenix, AZ

October 4, 2013

Nashville, TN

October 11, 2013

Indianapolis, IN

October 11, 2013

Jacksonville, FL

November 8, 2013

Houston, TX

December 6, 2013

Chicago, IL

December 6, 2013

Philadelphia, PA

 

  


Programs Have Taken Place in the Following Cities

August 2, 2013

Cincinatti, OH

June 14, 2013

Ann Arbor, MI

November 16, 2012 

New York, NY 

November 9, 2012 

Salt Lake City, UT 

November 9, 2012 

Minneapolis, MN 

November 2, 2012 

Dallas, TX 

September 28, 2012 

Columbus, OH 

September 21, 2012 

Baltimore, MD

September 21, 2012

St. Louis, MO

August 10, 2012

Orlando, FL

June 8, 2012

Boston, MA

June 1, 2012

San Diego, CA

 




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This is a program of the PHA Medical Education Fund, made possible through unrestricted educational grants from our supporters.

 

Accreditation and Credit Designation

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Washington University designates this activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

University of Michigan Medical School 
This activity is jointly sponsored by Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association.

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