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Management of Hypertension in Primary Care | Implementation

Program Date & Time:
November 22, 2021
Modality:
  • Online module
Registration Fee:
Free
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Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
4.50
Didactic Hours (AHEC Scholars):
4.50
Experiential Hours (AHEC Scholars):
0.00
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Description
Hypertension is a long-recognized health burden in the US, and particularly the southeastern region of the US. Recent treatment guidelines have been developed to categorize blood pressure levels and treatment. This program addresses the implementation of the guidelines in primary care settings with a special focus for clinics serving underserved patient populations. This program focuses on implementing guidelines in a primary care setting and incorporating Community Health Workers in the team. CME accreditation expiration date: 11/22/2024
Objectives

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

  • Analyze the implication of guidelines for primary care
  • Demonstrate the process to implement guidelines in the primary care clinic
  • Discuss implementing practice guidelines in the primary care setting
  • Determine the implications of accurate blood pressure measurement for primary care
  • Discuss implementing practice guidelines in the primary care setting with limited resources serving high risk patients
  • Illustrate implanting accurate blood pressure measurement protocols for primary care
  • Describe implementing the guidelines in clinical practice
  • Explain the roles of Community Health Workers and hypertension and diabetes control
  • Explain incorporating the Community Health Worker on the hypertension team
Disclosures
This program was funded in part by an educational grant from the Carolinas-Georgia-Florida Chapter of the American Society of Hypertension
Credits Available
  • Physicians
    Medical University of South Carolina Office of CME
    Credit Statement
    The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Non-MD/DO Providers That Require CME Certified Programs
    Medical University of South Carolina Office of CME
    Credit Statement
    The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • All Other Participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    This program provides 0.45 CEUs by Mid-Carolina AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
  • AHEC Scholars
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 4.5 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
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