Pulmonary Hypertension Preceptorship Course 2019

Milwaukee, WI US

The Accredited Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center is a specialty clinic for the diagnosis and clinical management of  Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) of all etiologies. We have over 30 years experience managing all forms of pulmonary hypertension and use a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to our care. This preceptorship will highlight the multidisciplinary approach and treatment of this complex patient  population.

Target Audience

The Pulmonary Hypertension Preceptorship Program is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse coordinators, pharmacists, social workers, financial counselors, administrators, and other health care professionals who are responsible to develop, implement, manage, or augment a comprehensive and holistic system for patients with pulmonary hypertension.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, learners should be able to:

  1. Understand the evaluation of a patient with pulmonary hypertension
  2. Obtain the knowledge to structure your own PHTN Clinic at an RCP or CCC level
  3. Have a basic understanding of the medications available to treat PAH patients
  4. Understand the need for a multidisciplinary team to give holistic care to the PHTN population
Course summary
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Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center
2900 W. Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53215
United States


Course Director: Dianne Zwicke, MD; Advocate Aurora Health 

Linda Boehm, RN; Aurora Health Care
Michelle Cicona, Transplant/Pulmonary Services Coordinator; Advocate Aurora Health 
Kelsey Krueger, RN; Advocate Aurora Health 
Sara Paulus, PA-C; Advocate Aurora Health 
Eric Roberts, MD; Advocate Aurora Health 
Tarif Smadi, MD; Advocate Aurora Health 
Frank Spexarth, R.PH; Advocate Aurora Health 
Vinay Thohan, MD; Advocate Aurora Health 
Ker Vang, RN; Advocate Aurora Health 
Ann Zeidler, RN; Advocate Aurora Health 
Sarah Zukkoor, R.PH; Advocate Aurora Health 
Patty Maglio, Administrative Assistant; Advocate Aurora Health 


The planners and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no financial relationships with any commercial interests to be disclosed.

Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Aurora Health Care designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Contact the CME Office at cme@aurora.org or at (414) 219-5490 if you have any questions or need assistance.