On-line Education Discusses Hypertension Update. Our understanding of blood pressure has come a long way since Reverend Hales first cannulated the artery of a horse. And what constitutes a normal blood pressure continues to evolve with new definitions of normal published just 5 months ago. Here to bring us up to date on the new guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Aaron Friedberg.
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What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: APPROPRIATELY define & diagnose hypertension in adults; and APPROPRIATELY manage hypertension in adults in the outpatient setting.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- The definition of hypertension
- Treatment of hypertension
- When to recheck
- Anti-hypertensive medication dosing strategies
- When to admit
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