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 build 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 by combining didactic discourse and highly interactive case-based discussion. 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 accreditation requirements 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.

Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, that planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order for CME staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest prior to the educational activity. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. Detailed disclosures will be made in activity handout materials.

Upcoming Programs 

September 19, 2014

Dallas, TX

October 17, 2014

New York, NY

November 7, 2014

Seattle, WA

November 7, 2014

Toledo, OH

December 5, 2014

New Orleans, LA

December 5, 2014

Falls Church, VA

December 5, 2014

St. Louis, MO

 

 

Programs Have Taken Place in the Following Cities

June 14, 2013

Ann Arbor, MI

August 2, 2013

Cincinnati, OH

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

June 6, 2014

Miami (Weston), FL

June 13, 2014

Pittsburgh, PA

September 5, 2014

Los Angeles, 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 accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint partnership 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 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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