Anesthesia Conference Series: Perioperative Management of Pulmonary Hypertension

Miami, FL US
March 21, 2018

Pulmonary hypertension is under recognized in the perioperative period and can be a life-threatening complication. Pulmonary Hypertension creates a significant challenge for the anesthesiologist, placing patients for surgery in a high risk category. The anesthesiologist needs to have a clear understanding of pulmonary hypertension and its pathophysiology as the clinical decision making in the perioperative setting are directly impacted by these high risk situations. Join us as Ian del Conde Pozzi, M.D. will discusses the perioperative management of pulmonary hypertension followed by a panel discussion and an interactive case discussion of special perioperative clinical situations.

Target Audience

General Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Hematologists, Oncologists, Family Physicians, Oral Surgeons, Hospitalists, Pharmacists, Nurses and other interested healthcare providers.



Learning Objectives

  • Define and describe pulmonary hypertension and its pathophysiology.
  • Evaluate pulmonary hypertension and clinical decision making in the perioperative setting.
  • Identify when to request a cardiology/pulmonary consult and clearance for evaluation and optimization of the patient with pulmonary hypertension.
  • Assess perioperative management of pulmonary hypertension. Induction and maintenance of anesthesia.
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/21/2018 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
03/21/2018 - 8:00am EDT
Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N. Kendall Dr
ED Conference Room
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Ian del Conde Pozzi, M.D.
Cardiovascular Disease and Vascular Medicine Specialist
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Baptist, Doctors, Homestead and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Ian del Conde Pozzi, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1credit hour by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. CE Broker #20-615649.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nursing and Nurse Practitioners. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
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