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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Know the Joint National Committee VII recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension.
2. Recognize the initial drug therapy and the compelling indications for alternative drug therapy in hypertension.
3. Cite the common causes for refractory hypertension.
4. Identify the frequent causes and therapy for secondary hypertension.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
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Jonathon Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor,  Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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