This on-demand presentation will provide an updated overview of new therapeutic approaches under investigation for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), as well as strategies to optimize outcomes for patients with PAH.
Launch Date: October 27, 2022
Release Date: October 11, 2022
Expiration Date: September 30, 2023
Talking Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) activities are designed for healthcare providers who are involved in the clinical care of patients with PAH. This may include physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and pharmacists.
Upon completion of this enduring material, participants should be able to:
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION / HOW TO RECEIVE CREDIT
- There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity.
- Review the activity objectives and CME/CE information.
- Review all modules associated with this course.
- Successfully complete the post-test ( accuracy).
- Complete the CME/CE evaluation.
- The estimated time to complete this activity is hour.
- Upon successful completion, your AMA/ANCC certificate will be emailed to you. ACPE credit will be submitted to Rush University Medical Center and posted to CPE Monitor.
In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is contact hours.
Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based CPE activity () for contact hours for pharmacists.
Participation in the entire knowledge-based activity is required to obtain a certificate. This activity is being presented without bias and with commercial support.
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Unapproved Uses of Drugs/Devices: In accordance with requirements of the FDA, the audience is advised that information presented in this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please refer to the FDA approved package insert for each drug/device for full prescribing/utilization information.
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Individuals in control of content for this activity have the following relevant financial relationships to disclose and all financial relationships have been mitigated.
The speakers and planning committee members listed below have stated they have no significant relationships to disclose.
Sally Lemke, DNP, WHNP-BC
Mark Yoder, MD, MS
The following speakers and/or planners have stated that they have the following financial relationship(s) and they have agreed to see that all information they planned and/or present is done so fairly and without bias:
Marc Humbert, MD, PhD
Research Grants/Investigator: Acceleron/Merck, AOP Orphan, Janssen, Shou Ti
Consultant: Acceleron/Merck, Aerovate, Altavant, AOP Orphan, Bayer, Chiesi, Ferrer, Janssen, MorphogenIX, Shou Ti, United Therapeutics
Vallerie McLaughlin, MD
Research Grants/Investigator: Acceleron, Janssen, SoniVie, United Therapeutics
Consultant: Acceleron, Aerovate, Altavant, Bayer, Caremark LLC, Civi Biopharma Inc., Corvista, Gossamer Bio, Janssen, Merck, United Therapeutics
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COMMERCIAL SUPPORT ACKNOWLEDGMENT
Supported by an independent educational grant from Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.