Hypertension Modules: Performance Improvement and Quality of Care in the Healthcare System: Implications for the Management of Hypertension
Date Recorded: 10/6/2015
Last Day to Register: 5/31/2018
Instructional Hours: 1.00
Online Evaluation: Available 10/6/20155/31/2018
Pre-Test? No
Post-Test? Yes (75% or better to pass)
*For Videos with a post test, you must score 75% or higher and complete the online evaluation before the evaluation close date to receive credit.
Disclosure Statement: In accordance with the ACCME Essentials and Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity is required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the healthcare industry. Presenters who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be asked to disclose that information at the beginning of the presentation. 

Dr. Simpson does have relevant financial relationships to disclose:
Safety support - CCME - Quality of Care
Research Support - pfizer - Lipids
Research Support - Merck - Lipids
Research Support - Amgen - Lipids

Upstate AHEC Nursing Disclosure Information

Credit Statement: Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations or materials.
The speaker(s) has signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material and 75% passing grade on Post-Test.

Method of participation: Audio lecture, post-test and evaluation

Expiration Date: 5/31/2017

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.
Description: Performance measures and patient-centered considerations are emerging issues in the management of hypertension in the population. The current considerations of quality improvement metrics are less clear in the primary care setting. This SCHOOLS presentation will describe the modification of clinical practices in the management of hypertension based on quality improvement measures and the impact on hypertension control rates. The original release date for this program was October 6th 2015 The original expiration date for this program was May 31st 2017 The review date for this program information was May 15th 2017 The new expiration date for this program is June 30th 2020
Keywords: HYPERTENSION MODULES
Handouts: No handouts are currently available.

Accreditations and Pricing

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others 
Physicians $0.00 $0.00
Medical University of South Carolina Office of CMEThe Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All Other Participants $0.00 $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumThis program provides 1 CEUs by South Carolina AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Non-MD/DO Providers That Require CME Certified Programs (PA's, PharmD's, etc.) $0.00 $0.00
Medical University of South Carolina Office of CMEThe Medical University of South Carolina will award 0.1 CEU(s) (equivalent to 1 contact hour(s)) for full time attendance. (1 contact hour equals .1 CEU)
Licensed Nurses $0.00 $25.00
American Nurses Credentialing CenterUpstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1.0 contact hour.
Licensed Nurses (including pharmacology hours) $0.00 $25.00
American Nurses Credentialing Center (Pharma)Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours for licensed nurses. This participant has also earned 0.25 pharmacology hours.

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Describe the development of primary health care for the management of hypertension based on quality improvement indicators.
Identify the impact and effects of quality improvement strategies on clinical hypertension control rates.
Perform modifications of clinical practices in the management of hypertension based on quality improvement measures.

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