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Recordings

  • Finding and Living Your New Normal

    March 12, 2015

    This webinar is especially designed for newly diagnosed pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients. Natalie Kitterman, BSN, RN, CCRP, reviews the basics of what every PH patient should know about treatment and coping with this disease. The presentation answers common questions newly diagnosed patients may have such as, “Why am I different?,” “Where do I go from here?,” “How do I help myself and my loved ones?,” and more. The end of the hour features an open Question and Answer session.

  • Living without Fear: The Role of Patient Education in the Care of PH

    January 30, 2015

    This webinar reviews the key points presented in the Newly Diagnosed Self-Study: PH Ready and Newly Diagnosed Self-Study: PH Ready Caregivers curricula. Dr. Vinicio de Jesus Perez of Stanford University discusses several resources available to help patients and caregivers deal with PH in the long term, and offers tips on how to better cope with and manage PH. Whether you participated in the PH Ready curriculums or not, we invite you to listen to discussion of value to anyone living with PH!

  • Don’t Panic! – A Patient’s Guide to Understanding and Dealing with PH

    July 17, 2014

    This webinar is especially designed for patients recently diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH). Dr. Vinicio de Jesus Perez reviews the basics of what every patient should know about PH, its treatment and coping with this disease. Discussion covers PH epidemiology, classifications, diagnosis, genetics and available treatments. Guest PHA PHriends help answer questions at the end.

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    PH Simplified - The Basics of PH (2014)

    June 21, 2014

    In this session recording from PHA's Conference, presenters will explain heart and lung function and what happens to these systems in pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients.

  • Pulmonary Hypertension: Essentials for Living the Adventure of PH

    February 27, 2014

    If you or someone you know was recently diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH), this webinar is especially designed for newly diagnosed patients. Deedre Boekweg, RN, BSN, CCRP, of Intermountain Medical Center, will review the basics of what every patient should know about PH, its treatment and coping with this disease. Discussion will cover the basic pathophysiology, symptoms, clinical evaluation, and therapies for PH.

  • Newly Diagnosed: PH Ready and PH Ready Caregivers Wrap-Up

    January 21, 2014

    This wrap-up webinar, targeted towards participants in Newly Diagnosed Self-Study: PH Ready and Newly Diagnosed Self-Study: PH Ready Caregivers, holds helpful information for everyone living with pulmonary hypertension (PH). Dr. Jean Elwing, of the University of Cincinnati, reviews key points from both courses’ curriculums and offers tips for patients and caregivers on how to better cope with and manage PH. Guest PHA PHriends help answer questions at the end of the webinar.

  • Newly Diagnosed? What You Need to Know (July 2013)

    July 30, 2013

    If you or someone you know was recently diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension, please join us for a webinar especially designed for newly diagnosed patients. Jean Elwing, MD will review the basics of what every pulmonary hypertension patient should know about PH, its treatment and coping with this disease.

  • After the Diagnosis: Courage to Take the Next Step

    February 25, 2013

    Coping with a new pulmonary hypertension diagnosis may be challenging, but there are things you can do to help you feel your best. In this webinar Janet Pinson, NP, will discuss tips for communicating effectively with your family and friends about your PH and ways to maintain good emotional health.

  • Life After Diagnosis: Staying Active with PH

    February 16, 2012

    After diagnosis, many patients experience difficulties adjusting to a changing lifestyle. Despite these challenges, patients can find ways to stay active, whether that be through exercising, advocacy or being with friends and family. During this webinar, hear from medical professionals and patients about the different ways you can stay active with PH and how to maintain energy to continue doing the things you love.

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