Hypertension in Primary Care – Improving Control and Reducing Risk
Internet Enduring Material Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by the Department of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
This CME activity presents critical information in the diagnosis and management of hypertension in the primary care setting through interactive case presentations. These cases describe common and challenging care dilemmas. The activity will cover the principles of hypertension pathophysiology and diagnosis; recent hypertensive guidelines and trials; and the development of appropriate hypertensive regimens for both uncomplicated and resistant hypertension. In addition, the activity will cover when advanced diagnostics and referral to specialty care are indicated.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
This course is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians in primary care, family practice, cardiology, internal medicine, nephrology, as well interested allied health professionals such as nurse practitioners and physician's assistants in these fields.
Course delivery details
This course is offered through Stanford University, a partner institute of EdX.
1-2 hours per week
Certification / Credits
What you'll learn
- Perform appropriate diagnostic assessments
- Identify the physiologic drivers of hypertension and their treatment implications
- Provide appropriate prescription regimens in resistant hypertension patients
- Apply recent guidelines and studies to hypertensive care
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