A Multidisciplinary Approach to Challenges in Hypertension Management
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Over the last decade, hypertension has risen to the number one factor in the global burden of disease and its management can be challenging specially in patients with comorbidities. Despite increased awareness and improved treatment, the prevalence of hypertension is rising and controlled rates are stagnant.
This joint educational program reviews the latest clinical guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, raising important questions about hypertension diagnosis, treatment and best practices. It addresses challenges from the viewpoints of Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Cardiology.
- Approaches to Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Management of High Blood Pressure
- Hypertension Management in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease & Cardiac Disease
- Non-Adherence to Medication
This course is designed for all healthcare professionals specializing in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Nephrology.
This educational activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from the Delaware Valley Chapter of the American Society of Hypertension and Novartis.
Entrance to the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building is located on Locust Street between 10th and 11th Street.
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All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:
Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services
Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.
Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 4 contact hours will be awarded to participants.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org).
Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 4 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.
- 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 4.00 Attendance
- 4.00 CNE
|Nurses & Allied Health Professionals||$35|
|Jefferson Health - Faculty & Staff||$25|
|Residents & Fellows||Complimentary - pre-registration required|
|HOW TO REGISTER|
To register online, you must have a CPD @ JeffLearn account.
If paying by check, please fill out paper registration and mail to the address listed on the form.