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Clinical Considerations in the Management of Hypertension of African Americans with Hypertension

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October 6, 2015 | Self-paced
  • On-demand video
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The risk burden of elevated blood pressures is disproportionately higher among African Americans. Likewise, disparities exist for treatment and management strategies. Strategies and protocols with specific consideration of African American hypertensive patients have recently been developed. This SCHOOLS presentation will describe current clinical trial results with specific consideration regarding diagnosis and treatment among African American patients. The original release date for this program was October 6th 2015 The original expiration date for this program's CME accreditation was May 31st 2017 The review date for this program's CME information was May 15th 2017 The new expiration date for this program's CME accreditation is June 30th 2020

Keywords: Hypertension Modules


At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the profile of hypertension in African Americans.
  • Summarize the results of current trials in hypertension studies with specific consideration for African Americans.
  • Appraise the role of Vitamin D in blood pressure treatment of African Americans.
  • Review latest findings for renal denervation studies for treatment of hypertension in African Americans.
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. Flack does have relevant financial relationships to disclose: Research Grant, Advisory Committee/Board - Medtronic - Resistant Hypertension Advisory Committee/Board - Backbeat Hypertension - Resistant Hypertension Research Grant, Advisory Committee/Board - Novartis - Hypertension 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.
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    Participation recognition only: This 1 hour program is presented by SC AHEC
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