Pulmonary

The 5th Alfred P. Fishman Symposium: Case-Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Embolism

Course details

  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 6.25 Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™)
  • 6.25 contact hours
Price: $1.00
Title & description

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Program Description: 

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Hotel Reservations

Program Overview & Target Audience:

The purpose of this educational activity is to present case-based approaches to the diagnosis and management of patients with pulmonary hypertension.

This activity has been designed for physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, respiratory therapists, nurses, residents, fellows and researchers in pulmonology, cardiology and rheumatology who care for or study patients with pulmonary vascular disease.


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the approach to the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in different clinical presentations
  • Describe the differences in treatment strategies used by the care team, using a case-based approach 
  • Outline the ways to risk stratify patients with different forms of pulmonary hypertension
  • Discuss the role of advanced treatments used by the interdisciplinary care team for a patient with a pulmonary embolism
  • Review the risks associated with surgery and pregnancy in pulmonary hypertension

Registration Information:

The registration fees for The 5th Alfred P. Fishman Symposium: Case-Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Embolism are the following: $155 for physicians and industry professionals, $95 for advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals and $75 for residents and fellows. The registration fee for all Penn Medicine employees, faculty and staff is $55.

 

The registration fee includes attendance to the conference, a course booklet, view of the presenter’s slides online, continental breakfast, mid-morning and afternoon refreshments, and lunch.

We cannot accept faxed registration forms. Please see the top of the registration form for mailing information. All registrations will be confirmed in writing if your registration form and fee are received by March 9, 2018.


Meeting Location:

The 5th Alfred P. Fishman Symposium: Case-Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Embolism will be held Saturday, March 24, 2018 at The Logan Hotel Philadelphia, 1 Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103.  For more information on The Logan Hotel, please visit their website at www.theloganhotel.com or call 215-963-1500.

The Logan Hotel Philadelphia is offering “Penn Alfred P. Fishman 2018” participants a special group rate (single or double occupancy) in a Deluxe King room at $251.00 per night. These rates do not include the 15.5% sales and occupancy tax. The special room rate is available only until February 26, 2018 or until the block has filled (whichever comes first). Rates are subject to availability once the room block has filled. Please call The Logan Hotel Philadelphia reservations directly at 215-963-1500 or 1-800-445-8667. Be sure to identify yourself as a participant of “Penn Alfred P. Fishman 2018” in order to receive the discounted overnight room rate.


Accreditation & Credit Designation:

In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians: Penn Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 6.25 Category 1 Credits for completing this activity.

Nurses: This activity is approved for 6.25 contact hours.


Cancellation & Refund Policy:

In order to process refunds for course withdrawals, cancellations must be received in writing by March 9, 2018 (subject to a service charge of $15.00). No refunds will be issued thereafter.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will refund registration fees, but is not responsible for related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines, and travel agencies.

Live event: 
Live event
Event date: 
Sat, 03/24/2018 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: 
The Logan Hotel
One Logan Square
Grand Ballroom
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
United States
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Available credit:
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 6.25
  • Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™): 6.25
  • contact hours: 6.25
Activity Documents
Groups:
Office of Continuing Medical and Interprofessional Education
150 Anatomy/Chemistry Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6061
Contact us: penncme@mail.med.upenn.edu | 215-898-8005
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In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.