Topics that will be covered at this year’s events cover all aspects of living with PH, ranging from the medical management of PH, to day-to-day lifestyle issues. See detailed session information in your city for details. Session topics often include:
Diagnosing PH: Tests, tests and more tests.
Communicating and advocating in a PH emergency.
Healthy diet and lifestyle choices in PH: Managing fluids and diuretics.
The important benefits of exercise and pulmonary rehabilitation in PH.
Traveling with oxygen and PH medications.
PH Myths and Misconceptions.
Managing your medical care from appointments to daily health practices.
Tips on navigating insurance and treatment obstacles.
Complimentary self-parking will be available for registered attendees. Guests can park in the lot shared with the Overland Park Convention Center, located on the North side of the Hotel. Enter on 110th Street and park in the Convention Center parking lot and walk into the doors leading into Sheraton. Once inside, Leatherwood Ballroom and meeting rooms are to your right.
Closest Major Airports
Kansas City International Airport (MCI)
Hotel Direction: 36.1 miles S
This hotel does not provide a complimentary airport shuttle.
“My first opportunity to meet with others living with PH. Came away with so many tips, encouragement and a support group in my area to attend. Thank you PHA and sponsors for “On the Road!” – Sherry Pierce, 2017 Providence, R.I., PHA on the Road participant
“This event was very helpful to me to better understand the disease. I left feeling my son will improve.” – Bill Mellin, Providence, R.I., PHA on the Road participant
“Excellent conference. Lots of useful information which was presented in a down-to-earth manner.” – Pittsburgh PHA on the Road participant
“I’ve been to other support group education programs. This was clearly the best all around …” – 2017 Pittsburgh, PHA on the Road participant
“I’ve had PAH now for 14 years, and this is my third PHA on the Road. I have always come away having learned something new. PHA on the Road is a great educational source for both the newly diagnosed and long-term survivors.”
– 2017 Pittsburgh, PHA on the Road participant