Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension 2018

Monday, February 20, 2017, 9:01 AM - Tuesday, April 30, 2019, Online, Orlando, FL

This activity discusses updates, diagnostic tools, and treatment options for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).


At the end of this course, participants should be able to:
  1. Discuss the appropriate evaluation for CTEPH of a patient with unresolved symptoms after a pulmonary emboli or with pulmonary hypertension.
  2. Discuss the indications for pulmonary artery thromboendarterectomoy and what the expected outcomes are.
  3. Discuss the role of balloon pulmonary angioplasty and what the expected outcomes are.
  4. Discuss the role of medical management in patients with CTEPH.

COST:  Complimentary

Florida Hospital is accredited by the Florida Medical Association (FMA) to provide 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures:  Florida Hospital's CME Committee members have nothing to disclose.

Dr. R. Duane Davis Disclosures: He serves on an advisory board for Bayer AG.

Dr. Jim Tarver Disclosures:  He has served on an advisory board and as a Consultant for united Therapeutics.  He also served on an advisory board for Lung LLC.

Certificate:  The evaluation must be completed to receive credit and a certificate.