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Speaker
Alexander Duarte, MD

Professor
Division of Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX

Title
: The Critical Role of Primary Care in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Diagnostic and Management Strategies to Improve Outcomes
Activity/Course #:
: NCME313
Cost:
: Free
Release/Start Date:
: Oct 15 2016
Expiration Date:
: Oct 14 2017
Topics:
: Pulmonology
Target Audience:
: Primary Care Providers
Format:
: Webcast
Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity:
: 1.0 Hour
Credit(s):
: 1.0 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)
1.0 AANP Contact hour(s) which includes 0.25 pharmacology hour(s)
Hardware/Software Requirements:
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Welcome to the National Association for Continuing Education webcast from the NACE Emerging Challenges in Primary Care 2016 conference. The topic of this webcast is The Critical Role of Primary Care in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Diagnostic and Management Strategies to Improve Outcomes and features Alexander Duarte, MD.
Learning Objective(s):
After completing this program participants should be able to:
  1. Explain the pathophysiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)
  2. Determine when PAH should be suspected and how to determine the specific etiology including the importance of right heart catheterization and ventilation-perfusion (V/Q) scan
  3. Define parameters that determine the severity of PAH
  4. Review of treatments and how to appropriately refer and follow patients receiving treatment for PAH

This webcast was recorded live and is being used with the permission of the presenter.

How To Obtain Your CME Certificate

  1. Register for the course at www.naceonline.com.
  2. View the content.
  3. Complete and submit the post-test and evaluation.
  4. A minimum passing score of 80% must be earned on the post-test in order to complete the CME activity.
  5. Print your CME certificate.
Sponsored and Certified By
National Association for Continuing Education
Accreditation Designation Statement
The National Association for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Association for Continuing Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

National Association for Continuing Education is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider Number 121222. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour of continuing education(which includes 0.25 pharmacology hours).
Faculty Disclosure Policy
Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure: It is the policy of the National Association for Continuing Education to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the National Association for Continuing Education are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure is provided below.

Alexander Duarte, MD, Speaker, has no relationships to disclose.

Franck Rahaghi, MD, MHS, FCCP, Planning Committee, has the following relationship to disclose: Consultant and Lecturer - Actelion, Bayer, Gilead, United Therapeutics and Lung Biotech.

Victor Tapson, MD, Planning Committee, has the following relationship to disclose:Consultant/Researcher – Actelion, Bayer, Reata; Researcher – Arena; Speaker – Gilead.

Gregg Sherman, MD
, Course Director, has no relationships to disclose.

Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D., Activity Planning Committee, has the following relationship to disclose: co-owner of Specialty Press, Inc. and Health Link Systems, Inc.

Michelle Frisch, MPH, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Alan Goodstat, LCSW, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Sheila Lucas, CWEP, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Cheryl C. Kay, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.
Commercial Support
This activity is supported an independent educational grant from Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc.