Live Webcast


Hypertension Update: Get with the Guidelines

May 13, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm CT
(1:00pm ET, 11:00am MT, 10:00am PT)

Presented by: 

Angela Price, MD

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Texas, Southwestern


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The talk will provide a historical perspective on what led to the updated hypertension guidelines with the focus of the discussion centered on the definition of hypertension and its relationship to aging and cardiovascular risk in the context of the new blood pressure guidelines and understanding how to incorporate these guidelines into clinical practice.


Learning Objectives

Define hypertension as outlined by the updated 2017 High Blood Pressure Guidelines. List the major organ systems affected by hypertension.
Understand how to incorporate the atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk score in the determination of when to add antihypertensive medication. 
List the major lifestyle modifications that can help to control blood pressure.

Financial Disclosure:
All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest. Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity.

Education Committee Chair:


Nadine A. Greco, MS, FAACVPR Nothing to Disclose

Speakers:

Angela Price, MD Nothing to Disclose

CE Credit
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) and American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

  • AACVPR CE: this course has been approved by the AACVPR Professional Education Committee for a total of 1.0 AACVPR Continuing Education Credits.   
  • Nursing CE: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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