Target Audience; Pulmonologists, Cardiologists
1. Order the correct tests for working up PH according to pretest probability of PH
2. Recognize the indications for inhaled nitric oxide testing, indications for fluid challenge when suspecting heart failure with preserved EF, indications for coronary angiogram, indications for measuring LVEDP when PCWP is high at the time of right heart catheterization
3. Refer for PTE surgery or BPA for patients with WHO group IV PH due to CTEPH
4. Prescribe appropriate drug therapy for PAH, especially in mixed etiology groups
Planner: Anne Goh, MD, MPH, Pulmonary Hypertension/Cardiology/SFO.
Accreditation Statement: The Kaiser San Francisco (San Francisco, CA 94115) is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: The Kaiser San Francisco (San Francisco, CA 94115) designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure Statement: The faculty and planners for this activity, as well as the CME staff, do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests or affiliations to disclose.