Measurement and Lifestyle Changes to Reach New Targets
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 timely and practical.
Upon completion of this continuing education course, 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
- Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb RN, ANP, PhD, FAAN