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Pulmonary Hypertension


Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   13
Topics:
AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Cardiology |  Family Medicine |  Pulmonary Medicine
Faculty:
Vineeth Kumar, MD
Duration:
42 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

This session discusses pulmonary hypertension as a cause of dyspnea and syncope while discussing how it is different from pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Learning Objectives:
·    Identify pulmonary hypertension as a cause of dyspnea and syncope 
·    Differentiate pulmonary arterial hypertension from pulmonary hypertension 
·    Review the REMS program and drug monitoring

Accreditation Statement:
The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of .75 AOA Category 1-A credit and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Planning Disclosure:
The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association (MOMA) planned and implemented this program in partnership with Billings Clinic. The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by or used on patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to the
MOMA Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

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Faculty

Vineeth Kumar, MD's Profile

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Dr. Kumar graduated medical school from Kasturba the Medical College at Manipal University before completing his internal medicine residency at Medstar Washington Hospital Center at Georgetown University. After residency, Dr. Kumar completed a pulmonary and critical care fellowship at The University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. Following this, Dr. Kumar completed his sleep medicine fellowship also at The University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine.

Dr. Kumar is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) as well as in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and neurocritical care.  He is also a member of the American College of Chest Physicians and The American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

When not working, Dr. Kumar enjoys soccer, skiing, and hiking.


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Total Reviews: 13