Monday, June 2, 2014

New Releases of Free CMEs/CEUs on PHA Online University

Physicians and allied health professionals can take advantage of PHA’s medical education hub, PHA Online University, and patients can encourage them to look into its vast resources. As an online initiative that provides long-distance yet accessible medical education for physicians and allied health professionals, PHA Online University supports the need to raise awareness for PH, which, as you know, is oftentimes under-diagnosed or misdiagnosed within the medical community.

Through this online learning platform, physicians and allied health nurses can:
  • Earn free online CME credits/CEUs
  • Find valuable resources provided by PHA, such as information on treatment, research programs, abstracts and presentations from past meetings
  •  Access PHA’s medical journal, Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension
The following are some of our new course releases:

Quality of Life and Palliative Care
Examine the psychosocial determinants of a patient’s quality of life and end-of-life experiences.

Screening Systemic Scleroderma for PAH
Review the classification and staging of pulmonary hypertension, SSc phenotypes, and how to properly screen patients with PAH.

Mechanical Support and RV Failure
Discuss lung transplantation information and the impact of Extracorporeal Life Support among PAH patients.

Pulmonary Hypertension in Sickle Cell Disease
Recognize multifactorial aspects of emodynamic etiology of PH, how patients with SCD have severe impairments in aerobic exercise capacity, and the relationship between anemia and PH.

Clinical Vignettes
PHA Online University is excited to release clinical vignettes that comprise of case studies and provide clinical teachings on various treatments, patient care and a medical understanding of all types of pulmonary hypertension. Cardiology | Psychosocial | Rheumatology

To learn about more course offerings and to explore PH medical education and resources, visit

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