Live Webcast

Pulmonary Hypertension and Exercise: Yes They Can

December 6, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm CT
(1:00pm ET, 11:00am MT, 10:00am PT)

Presented by: 

Ramona Doyle, MD
  Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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Date: Thursday, December 6th, 2018  at 12 PM CT (1 PM ET)

TitlePulmonary Hypertension and Exercise: Yes They Can

Speakers: Ramona Doyle, MD
         Clinical Professior of Medicine
 University of California San Francisco

This talk will provide a brief overview of the pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension, its diagnosis, management, and prognosis and the role of exercise in management of these patients.  Based on over 25 years of practice in caring for these patients the presenter will share her insights and thoughts and practical tips on caring for patients with pulmonary hypertension.

Learning Objectives
1. Understand the basic pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension.
2. Understand the basic treatment approach to patients with pulmonary hypertension including exercise and  conditioning.
3. Understand current treatment goals and guidelines for these patients and resources available to support their  care.

Financial Disclosure:

All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest. Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity.

Education Committee Co-chairs:

Nadine A. Greco, MS        Nothing to Disclose

Carla M. Vorndran, MBA, FAACVPR Nothing to Disclose


Ramona Doyle, MD         Consultant: Complexa Therapeutics, KIT Bio; Stock Owner: Roche Pharmaceuticals


CE Credit

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) and American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

AACVPR CE: this course has been approved by the AACVPR Professional Education Committee for a total of 1.0 AACVPR Continuing Education Credits.   
Nurse CE: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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