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Arunabh Talwar, MD, FCCP

Faculty Affiliation
Franck Rahaghi, MD, MHS, FCCP
Director of Advanced Lung Disease Clinic
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
Head of Alpha-1 Foundation Clinical Resource Center
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL

Arunabh Talwar, MD, FCCP
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension and Advanced Lung Disease Program
North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York
Professor of Medicine
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

: Shortness of Breath: Could It Be PAH and What to Do About It? An Evolving Paradigm
Activity/Course #:
: NCMEB285
: $25.00
Release/Start Date:
: Feb 02 2017
Expiration Date:
: Feb 01 2018
: Pulmonology
Target Audience:
: Primary Care Providers
: Webcast
Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity:
: 1.0 Hour
: 1.0 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)
1.0 AANP Contact hour(s) which includes 0.50 pharmacology hour(s)
Hardware/Software Requirements:
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Welcome to the National Association for Continuing Education webcast that was recorded at NACE Emerging Challenges in Primary Care 2015 conference in Houston, TX. The topic of this webcast is Shortness of Breath: Could It Be PAH and What to Do About It? An Evolving Paradigm.

Learning Objective(s):

After completing this program participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the pathophysiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)
  2. Recognize when PAH should be suspected and how to determine the specific etiology
  3. Identify the parameters that determine the severity of PAH
  4. Discuss the treatments and how to appropriately refer and follow patients receiving treatment for PAH

How To Obtain Your CME Certificate

  1. Register for the course at
  2. View the content.
  3. Complete and submit the post-test and evaluation.
  4. A minimum passing score of 60% 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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim 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 0.50 hours of pharmacology).
Faculty Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of the accredited providers to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the accredited providers 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 will be provided in the activity materials. Faculty disclosures are provided below.

Franck Rahaghi, MD, MHS, FCCP, Speaker, serves as a consultant/lecturer for Baxter, Grifols, and CSL Behring. Dr. Rahaghi is a lecturer for Forest and Boehringer Ingelheim and a consultant for Intermune. Dr. Rahaghi conducts research for Gilead and Boehringer Ingelheim.

Arunabh Talwar, MD, FCCP, Faculty, serves as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim.

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

Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D., Activity Planning Committee, has the following relationships 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
No commercial support was received for this activity.