2nd Annual Hypertension Symposium
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Over the last decade, hypertension has risen to the number one factor in the global burden of disease. Despite the increased awareness and improved treatment of hypertension, the prevalence of hypertension is rising and controlled rates are stagnant. Medical guidelines aim to steer clinicians toward best practices. The hypertension clinical practice guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC), and the American Heart Association (AHA) raises important questions about hypertension diagnosis and treatment.
The 2nd Annual Hypertension Symposium: Challenges in Hypertension Management will address challenging situations in patients with Hypertension to include: Hypertension and Stroke, Endocrine Hypertension, Hypertension and Cardio-Onco-Nephrology, Drug-induced Hypertension, Hypertension in Diabetes and the role of SGLT2 inhibitors, Hypertension and Pregnancy. The program features a Keynote Address on: Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension and Supine Hypertension Pathophysiology Driven Management.
This course is designed for all healthcare professionals specializing in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Endocrinology, and Obstetrics.
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All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and other 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.
In support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Designation of Credit
PHYSICIANS: Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NURSES: Nurses will be awarded 4.00 nursing contact hours.
OTHER PROFESSIONALS: Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 4.00 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.
- 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 4.00 Attendance
- 4.00 CNE
|Nurses & Other Health Professionals||$35|
|Jefferson Health - Faculty & Staff||$25|
|Residents & Fellows||$10|
|Jefferson 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.