Cyberounds Logo
December 17, 2017 | LOGIN | REGISTER | HELP | 


email a friend print Bookmark and Share
Current Management of Hypertension
Aditya Khetan, M.B.B.S., Richard A Josephson, M.S., M.D. and Sri Krishna Madan Mohan M.B.B.S.

Dr. Khetan is Cardiology Fellow, Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute; Dr. Josephson is Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and Director Cardiac Intensive Care and Director Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute; and Dr. Mohan is Chief Quality Officer, Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH.

Within the past 12 months, Drs. Khetan, Josephson and Mohan have no conflicts of interest relevant to this activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.



Release Date: 05/09/2017
Termination Date: 05/08/2020
Estimated time to complete: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
  • Describe the various etiologies of hypertension, and its basic pathophysiology;
  • List the various methods of measuring blood pressure, and its implications in diagnosis and treatment of hypertension;
  • Manage hypertension in a comprehensive manner, including an understanding of strategies to enhance blood pressure control;
  • Apply current guidelines for hypertension management, including recent trials in the area.

 
The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the sponsor or its publisher. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.
 
Please click below to accept the terms of this CME activity