Planning to attend PHA on the Road in Louisville, Kentucky? Find out who’s speaking at this free, daylong workshop presented by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association.
The Sept. 17 event is open to people with pulmonary hypertension, families, caregivers and health care professionals. Learn about the latest advancements in PH research and treatment, take home disease-management strategies, and connect with others affected by PH in your area.
PH 101: The Journey through Diagnosis and Treatment, presented by Christina Benninger, N.P., and moderated by J. Wesley McConnell, M.D.
Exercise and Pulmonary Rehabilitation in PH, presented by David Booth, M.D., and Kimberly Jackson B.SN., R.N.
Balancing Sodium and Fluid Intake, presented by Brooke Benninger, M.S., R.D., L.D.
Pediatric PH, presented by Michelle Sykes, M.D., and Kelly Wiegele, parent.
Medication Management: The PHight against Side Effects, presented by Gillian Leung, PharmD, BCCP, and Yash Kothari, M.D.
Treatment Approaches in PH, presented by Kimberly Robinson, APRN.
Communication with Emergency Care Providers in Case of a PH Emergency, presented by Andrew Kolodziej, M.D., FACC; Chris Benninger, NP; Nicole Creech, PH patient advocate and PHA Board of Trustees secretary.
Ask the Experts: Q&A and Networking Lunch, moderated by Dr. McConnell.
Spotlight on PH Research, Dr. McConnell and Kimberly Jackson.
PHA at a Glance, Katherine Kroner, PHA vice president of advocacy and patient engagement.
The workshop also will feature support group sessions for people with PH, parents of children with PH and caregivers.