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Understanding pulmonary embolism: from pathophysiology to management

Organisers : A. Torbicki
Faculty : G. Agnelli, C. Becattini, L. Jara-Palomares, D. Jiménez, S. Konstantinides, M. Kurzyna, M. Lankeit, M. Wieteska

This online course aims to provide a comprehensive overview of pulmonary embolism. Participants will cover all major topics related to pulmonary embolism, from pathophysiology and diagnosis to management.

This course has been granted 5 CME credits by the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP), 1 CME credit per every 1-hour module. The number of credits that you will receive relates to your attendance during the course.

Course format

  • Online lectures
  • Case presentations
  • Case reports

Target audience

  • Cardiologists
  • Clinicians
  • Pulmonologists
  • Respiratory physicians
  • Trainees

Learning outcomes

Following this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the processes leading to a diagnosis of pulmonary embolism.
  • Initiate appropriate investigations and understand the pathogenesis of the condition.
  • Assess the risks linked to pulmonary embolism.
  • Understand the different management strategies of pulmonary embolism and its comorbidities.

HERMES links

Adult Respiratory Medicine HERMES syllabus:

  • Module B.5: Pulmonary vascular diseases