Bayer: Science For A Better Life

United States of America

PAH (Pulmonary arterial hypertension) (Group I)

Intended Audience: Pulmonary Hypertension Specialists, Pulmonologists, Cardiologists, Internal Medicine

Bayer TA Rationale for Educational Support:

Highest priority will be given to programs whose main focus is:

  • Understanding the role of the nitric oxide-soluble guanylate cyclase-cyclic guanosine monophosphate (NO-sGC-cGMP) pathway on the pathophysiology and progression of PAH
  • Management of PAH with emphasis on targeted goal directed therapy
  • Understanding how to utilize state-of-the-art treatment strategies to optimize and individualize PAH therapy

Proposal Requirements:

The proposal must be compliant with standards and guidelines for commercial support (e.g., ACCME).

The proposal should include:

  • Needs assessment
  • Educational design and rationale for selection (where applicable)
  • Learning Objectives
  • Proposed Faculty
  • Participant recruitment plan (where applicable)
  • Outcomes strategy/plan
  • Detailed budget (please use the template available on the website)

Provider Justification:

Copy of most recent accreditation letter and status

Process

Applications/proposals which are submitted and determined to be complete are reviewed monthly. Allow a minimum of 45 days from submission for response.

Acceptance of a Bayer educational grant indicates that you will:

  • Reconcile grant funding within 60 days of completion of the educational program
  • Permit a Bayer Medical Affairs representative to audit live programs
  • Share activity data and outcomes metrics within 30 days of their availability

References:

  1. Badesch DB, Abman SH, Simonneau G, et al. Medical Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Updated ACCP Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines. Chest. 2007: 131(6).
  2. McLaughlin VV, Archer SL, Badesch DB, Barst RJ, Farber HW, Lindner JR, et al: American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Expert Consensus Documents; American Heart Association; American College of Chest Physicians; American Thoracic Society, Inc; Pulmonary Hypertension Association. ACCF/AHA 2009 expert consensus document on pulmonary hypertension: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Expert Consensus Documents and the American Heart Association developed in collaboration with the American College of Chest Physicians: American Thoracic Society, Inc; and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009;53:1573-1619.
  3. Tuder RM, Abman SH, Braun T, et al. Development and pathology of pulmonary hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009;54(suppl 1):S3-9.