Pulmonary hypertension module 4: special groups

Released 2 December 2016     Expires: 02 December 2018      Programme: Pulmonary hypertension 0.5 CPD/CME credits

Sponsorship Statement: The original programme was sponsored by an educational grant from Pfizer. Pfizer had no role in the writing of the modules and had no editorial control over the content. The original programme was revised by BJC Learning in 2016.

Designed to give healthcare professionals a review of special groups relevant to PAH, this is one of several modules in our PAH programme.

Module first published: 14 June 2013
Revised module released: 02 December 2016

0.5 CPD/CME credits

Learning objectives

After completing this module, participants should be better able to:
• Understand the association between PAH and congenital heart disease
• Understand the association between PAH and connective tissue diseases
• Review patient support groups for pulmonary hypertension in the UK


Dr Simon Gibbs, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Cardiology, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, and Lead Clinician, National Pulmonary Hypertension Service, Hammersmith Hospital, London

Dr Shareen Jaijee, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College
Dr Rachel Davies, Consultant Chest Physician, Hammersmith Hospital, London
Dr Luke Howard, Consultant Chest Physician, Hammersmith Hospital, London
Mr David Jenkins, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge
Dr Henry Oluwasefunmi Savage, Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College


0.5 CPD/CME credits, 0.5 hours

BJC Learning has assigned half an hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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