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Schaetzel Center | San diego, USA
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Specialty: Cardiology
Dates: From Jan, 27, 2018 to Jan, 27, 2018
Location: San diego, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 450 to 550 USD
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Schaetzel Center

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Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a common and widely misunderstood syndrome that results from a surprisingly large number of disease processes. It can occur at any age and the risk of developing PH increases with age and other medical conditions. Great strides have been made in the past 15 years in diagnosing and treating pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) so that the natural history of PAH is rapidly changing. On the other hand, the more common clinical variant, pulmonary venous hypertension (PVH) has been largely unaffected by medical therapy. In addition, there is often a divide between those whose treat PAH and those clinicians whose patients have PVH and are frustrated by the lack of effective therapy.

This conference will be unique in that it will cover all forms of pulmonary hypertension. Expert faculty will discuss the epidemiology of PH, how PH is diagnosed, and the poor outcomes associated with PH when left untreated. Clinicians will leave with a better understanding of the difference between PAH and PVH and why the difference matters. Therapies for PAH and PVH will also be discussed with reference to current clinical guidelines. Participants will return to their practice equipped with the latest evidence base and practical information to improve patient outcomes.

Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

Describe the epidemiology and pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension.

Determine who is at risk for pulmonary hypertension and effectively diagnose patients.

Recognize the difference between PAH and PVH and how this translates into therapy.

Outline the current approach to pulmonary hypertension treatment in the presence of related or underlying diseases.

Evaluate current pharmacologic and medical management strategies for patients with pulmonary hypertension.

Incorporate novel therapies into patient care for improved outcomes.

Identify when to refer patients for specialty treatment.


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Included with your exhibit purchase:

 Materials: table and chairs

 Electricity and wireless internet access

 Two full access conference passes

 Access to mobile conference app containing course materials, recordings, faculty information and more

 Logo placement and company description in mobile conference app with link to your organization’s website

 Exhibitors wishing to receive CME credit must complete the post conference evaluation to receive a certificate

 A list of pre‐registered attendees will be sent to all confirmed exhibitors one week prior to the conference. Exhibitors will

receive an updated list at the conference and a final list of attendees approximately one week after the conference has


Not included with your exhibit purchase:

 Pipe and drape (not available)

 Additional furniture or equipment rentals (space restrictions apply)

 Printed badges – representatives are encouraged to bring their company provided name badges to wear during display hours

 Labor for installing or dismantling your exhibit display

 Security: We ask that you do not leave any valuable items unattended at your booth at any time. Anything you leave in the

exhibit area will be left at your own risk. Neither the venue, nor Scripps will accept liability for any items in the exhibit area

at any time.

Booth Traffic

While Scripps makes every effort to promote and encourage attendees to visit the Exhibit Hall, we cannot guarantee booth traffic. It

is the exhibiting company’s responsibility to promote its presence at the course through pre‐meeting notifications and on‐site

promotions to draw traffic to their booth

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Phone: 858-678-6400


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