6th Annual PAH Symposium
November 11, 2017
Saturday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Hilton Norfolk THE MAIN
A Spectrum of Possibilities:
Diagnosis & Management of Pulmonary Hypertension
This one day event is a comprehensive symposium that offers top‐quality education and a forum to speak directly with expert faculty. Program will offer a critical analysis of the current state of knowledge in the field of Pulmonary Hypertension. This symposium will increase physician clinical knowledge of the characteristics of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and its underlying diseases. Physicians will be better prepared to prescribe strategies that optimize screening and early detection of PAH, contributing to the prevention and/or slow down of disease progression.
Course Director: Michael S. Eggert, MD, FCCP
Medial Director, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Program, Sentara Heart Hospital
Co-Course Director: Joshua Sill, MD, FACP, FCCP
Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, EVMS
Target Audience: Designed for physicians in the medical specialties of pulmonary medicine, critical care, infectious disease, internal medicine and family practice. It will also be of interest to respiratory care practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other allied health care professionals interested in pulmonary medicine.
After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Identify signs, symptoms and risk factors associated with PAH to facilitate timely referral of patients.
- Describe diagnostic tests used to identify patients with PAH.
- Implement a more rapid and multidisciplinary approach to earlier detection of PAH.
- Describe the pharmacologic management of PAH patients.
- Discuss future advancement of care in pulmonary hypertension.
Sentara Healthcare is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) to provide continuing medical education for the physicians.
Sentara Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Virginia Board of Medicine
Physicians may claim up to 6.50 in Type 1 or Type 2 CME on the Virginia Board of Medicine Continued Competency and Assessment Form required for the renewal of an active medical license.
ABIM MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 6.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
ANCC and the Virginia Board of Nursing accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME or a recognized state medical society for CNE.
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified forAMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
SMG Physicians $150
Nurse Professionals $100
Allied Health Professionals $100