Resistant Hypertension: Management Strategies

Hypertension is widely encountered in the clinical setting. This lecture is designed to familiarize physicians with the evaluation and management of resistant hypertension by outlining the most recent evidence-based treatment options. 

 

Target Audience

Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Gynecologists, Internal Medicine Physicians, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants and Fellows.

Learning Objectives

  • Define resistant hypertension and recognize the consequences when hypertension is not properly managed.
  • Recognize when to apply the most appropriate approach for hypertension when traditional therapy fails.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Yaxley, Julian P., and Sam V. Thambar. "Resistant hypertension: an approach to management in primary care." Journal of family medicine and primary care 4.2 (2015): 193.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
05/23/2017
Course expires: 
04/30/2021

William C. Cushman, M.D.    
Chief, Preventive Medicine
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Professor, Preventive Medicine, Medicine, and Physiology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

William Cushman, M.D., disclosed that he receives grant/research support from Eli Lilly, and that he serves as a consultant to Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Cushman has indicated that he will not include off-label or unapproved usage in his presentations or discussions.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
             
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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Available Credit

  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
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