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Online CE - What’s New with Hypertension: How Low to Go, New Evidence, Consensus Recommendations, and Treating Resistant Hypertension

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Overview / Abstract:

At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:

Review medications and lifestyle modifications that are recommended for the treatment of hypertension.
Compare and contrast guidelines and consensus recommendations for the treatment of patients with hypertension.
Identify patient specific blood pressure goals for patients with hypertension.
Interpret findings from the SPRINT trial and identify strengths and weaknesses of these data when applies to determining a patient-specific BP goal.
Identify appropriate and patient specific antihypertensive agents for the treatment of hypertension based on age, gender, and comorbid diseases.
Describe recommended drug therapy for patients with hypertension with and without compelling indications.
Recommend appropriate combination drug therapy for the treatment of hypertension.
Describe risks of certain combination antihypertensive drug therapies.
Define resistant hypertension and recommend appropriate treatment options.
Design patient-centered antihypertensive treatment plans in complex patients with hypertension.

Expiration

Jan 27, 2021

Discipline(s)

Nurse Practitioner , Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Online

Cost

19.00

Credits / Hours

5.0

Accreditation

ACPE, AMA Category 2

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Joseph Saseen, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, BCPS, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Dr. Saseen has no financial interest in the topics being presented.

Keywords / Search Terms

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