New Hypertension Guidelines: Matching Risks and Treatments

Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb RN, ANP, PhD, FAAN, a member of the writing panel for the recent hypertension guidelines, will discuss the new definition for high blood pressure and categories for hypertension.

Hypertension
Member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours

Course Overview

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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.

Learning Objectives

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

Faculty

  • Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb RN, ANP, PhD, FAAN