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.
Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).
Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity 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.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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.