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Management of Hypertension in Primary Care | Assessment

Program Date & Time:
November 22, 2021
Modality:
  • Online module
Registration Fee:
Free
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Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
2.75
Didactic Hours (AHEC Scholars):
2.75
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 assessment of hypertension, secondary hypertension, and target organ damage. CME accreditation expiration date: 11/22/2024
Objectives

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

  • Examine assessing the impact of guideline implementation and reimbursement
  • Discuss employing the electronic health records in the primary care setting
  • Describe hypertension diagnosis in the primary care clinic
  • Discuss assessing secondary hypertension as part of management of hypertension in primary care
  • Discuss hypertension treatment option aligned with comorbidities in the primary care clinic
  • Discuss assessing target organ damage for hypertension management in the primary care setting
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 2.75 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 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • AHEC Scholars
    Area Health Education Consortium (co sponsor w/ACPE)
    Credit Statement
    Participation credit only. This 2.75 hours(s) program is presented by SC AHEC. 
  • All Other Participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    This program provides 0.275 CEUs by Mid-Carolina AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
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