Welcome

The focus this year will be on the translation of evolving concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension. We will focus on common diagnostic dilemmas faced by practicing clinicians. The topics will also provide a focus on the importance of right heart function in different forms of PH. Attendees will also learn about how established treatment strategies are being employed and about newer strategies being evaluated to treat PAH.

Hot Topics:

  1. Helping the clinician make the right diagnosis
  2. Pulmonary hypertension. Is it the lung or the heart?
  3. Pulmonary embolism. Challenges in early and late management.
  4. Understanding how the RV adapts (or not) and how to get it out of trouble

Target Audience

  • Cardiologists
  • Respirologists
  • Thoracic surgeons
  • Rheumatologists
  • Internists

Accreditation

Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows CPD to review and assess educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

As a result of a reciprocal agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, The American Medical Association, and The European Union for Medical Specialties (EUMS), CPD is permitted to assign respective credits.