On Demand CE - New Hypertension Guidelines

Matching Risks and Treatments

Dr.Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb, Associate Dean for Research and Professor at Johns Hopkins University, discusses the 2017 AHA/ACC Hypertension Guideline and highlights treatment strategies according to patient risk level. This clinically relevant session is both timely and practical for clinicians.

Credit: 0.75 CE contact hours 
Cost: Free, available to members only

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  • Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, RN, ANP, PhD, FAAN
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 
  • Review current national guidelines regarding the management of hypertension. 
  • Discuss the clinical application of the national hypertension guidelines for special populations including the elderly and those with co-morbid conditions. 
  • Describe key strategies to improve patient adherence to antihypertensive therapies. 
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This educational activity is provided by the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA). PCNA is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as an approved provider of Nurse Practitioner continuing education, provider number 030602.