A message from the Chair of the Pulmonary Hypertension Professional Network

2020-12-21T15:14:10-05:00September 18th, 2017|Tags: |

The 2017 PHPN Symposium is fast approaching! Our Symposium Committee has been working hard for two years to make this event a great experience for everyone. After each Symposium, they reviewed attendee feedback to continue to enhance the programming, speakers and networking opportunities to fit our needs. Whether you are new to the specialty of

It’s All About You!

2020-12-21T15:08:10-05:00April 19th, 2017|Tags: |

A PHPN member since 2009, Todd Tartavoulle, DNS, APRN, CNS-BC, is an associate professor of clinical nursing at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing. In addition to his pulmonary hypertension research, he is also interested in advancing nursing practice. Starting out as a respiratory therapist in his early 20s, Todd didn’t really know

Making a Difference through Fundraising

2020-12-21T15:08:10-05:00April 19th, 2017|Tags: |

Patty Gresham, MSN, ANP-BC, CCRN (second row) is joined by 6 Minute Marathon participants October 2014, approximately 10 days prior to the 3rd Annual 6 Minute Marathon, Patty Gresham, MSN, ANP-BC, CCRN joined Dr. Balasubramanian as a coordinator for the Fresno Pulmonary Hypertension Program. At that time, she had a faint idea that

Wellness Resources Available for PHPN Members

2020-12-21T15:08:10-05:00April 19th, 2017|Tags: |

On the banner across the top of the PH Pulse you will see "Wellness Resources." Have you wondered what this is about? PHPN and PHA staff have compiled some resources to optimize wellbeing for you and your patients. Click here to read more about these "Wellness Resources." We and our patients are at risk for developing psychological

A Vision for the Future: An Interview with Brad Wong

2020-12-21T15:08:10-05:00April 19th, 2017|Tags: |

Communications Committee members reached out to PHA’s President and CEO Brad Wong with questions of interest to PH Professional Network (PHPN). This is the first time he has discussed his vision for PHPN and the recent PHA staffing changes with the full PHPN membership. What is your vision for PHPN? I recognize that you are

Information regarding Caring Voice Coalition Grants

2020-12-21T15:08:11-05:00April 18th, 2017|Tags: |

Caring Voice Coalition (CVC), an organization that assists many PH patients with funding for their medications, recently informed patients that automatic grant renewals will no longer be available. All individuals wishing to receive assistance must now apply. Applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis. For the foreseeable future, patients needing grants through

Give us your Feedback

2020-12-21T15:08:11-05:00April 18th, 2017|Tags: |

We would like to hear from you! The PH Pulse is meant to be about you and for you. We would love to hear how to make this publication even better. If you have any suggestions for future issues or feedback on this issue, please let us know at gro.noitaicossAHP@NPHP or by using the form below.

Interested in a free CME/CNE web activity?

2020-12-21T15:08:11-05:00April 18th, 2017|Tags: |

Drs. Virginia Steen and Elizabeth Volkmann of the Scleroderma Foundation have invited members of the PHPN to earn free CME/CNE units by joining them for a web activity – The Lung in Scleroderma. Educational Objectives After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: Develop materials to increase awareness about the need for

PHPN Practice Committee

2020-12-21T15:08:12-05:00April 18th, 2017|Tags: |

Vision Statement The Practice Committee researches, evaluates and disseminates information about ongoing developments in pulmonary hypertension. They are working on: Webinars Committee members develop webinars for PHA Online University, with new offerings consistently updated and created. Members identify topics of interest to the network, reach out to speakers and work with them to ensure that