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Pulmonary Grand Rounds
Start Date: 12/12/2018Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 12/12/2018End Time: 1:00 PM
Event Description

Pulmonary Hypertension

Presented By
Kartik Ramakrishna, MD, assistant professor of medicine

Target Audience
Attending physicians; fellows in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine; medical residents; medical students; respiratory therapists; and pulmonary function technicians

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the definition and WHO groups of pulmonary hypertension
  • Differentiating between WHO Gr 1 PH with underlying pulmonary parenchymal disease and WHO Gr 3 PH due to underlying pulmonary parenchymal disease
  • Learn the different physiologic phenotypes of Gr 3 PH
  • Discuss a possible role for advance pulmonary vasodilator selection in Gr 3 PH, selection of the appropriate phenotype and existing literature on this

Accreditation  Statement
Drexel University College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: This program is eligible for 1 credit in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association.

Faculty Disclosure Statement
Speakers at continuing medical education activities are required to disclose to the audience, any relevant commercial interest (which is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients). Any conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the presentation and announced to the audience.

Faculty Disclosure
Dr. Ramakrishna has no commercial relationships to disclosure. The following Planning Committee Members have no commercial relationships to disclose: Drs. Anita Ko, Michael Sherman, Edward Schulman, Seama Tahir and Nicholas Hinds

Katrina Scott,
Barbara Martin,
New College Building
12th Floor Conference Room
  • Graduate Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Medical Residents/Fellows
  • Special Features:
  • CEU Available

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