• Length:
    1 Weeks
  • Effort:
    1–2 hours per week
  • Institution
  • Subject:
  • Level:
    Advanced
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English
  • Course Type:
    Self-paced on your time

About this course

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Overview

Internet Enduring Material Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by the Department of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

This CME activity presents critical information in the diagnosis and management of hypertension in the primary care setting through interactive case presentations. These cases describe common and challenging care dilemmas. The activity will cover the principles of hypertension pathophysiology and diagnosis; recent hypertensive guidelines and trials; and the development of appropriate hypertensive regimens for both uncomplicated and resistant hypertension. In addition, the activity will cover when advanced diagnostics and referral to specialty care are indicated.

Intended Audience

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians in primary care, family practice, cardiology, internal medicine, nephrology, as well interested allied health professionals such as nurse practitioners and physician's assistants in these fields.

Accreditation

The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you would like to earn CME credit from Stanford University School of Medicine for participating in this course, please review the information here prior to beginning the activity.

What you'll learn

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  • Perform appropriate diagnostic assessments
  • Identify the physiologic drivers of hypertension and their treatment implications
  • Provide appropriate prescription regimens in resistant hypertension patients
  • Apply recent guidelines and studies to hypertensive care

Meet your instructors

Pedram Fatehi
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Stanford University
Robert Rope
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine