This session addresses the evaluation and management of pulmonary hypertension as a unique disease state in the older adult population. Discussion includes the difference between pulmonary arterial hypertension and pulmonary hypertension from secondary causes, appropriate diagnostic tests to work up pulmonary hypertension, and the principles of pharmacologic treatment of pulmonary hypertension and associated challenges.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 9/17/2024.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speaker Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support: No commercial support declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to describe the management of pulmonary hypertension as a unique disease state in the older adult population.