Hypertension in Adults and the Elderly

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Estimated time to complete session: 1 hour

Learning Objectives

1. Counsel patients on how to make healthy behavior changes to reduce their risk for developing hypertension or prehypertension.

2. Assess barriers to care among patients in your practice, including minority patients, and identify or develop tools to help address hypertension.

3. Prepare treatment regimens of antihypertensive medications and tools to improve patient adherence.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018

Jonathon M. Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor, Residency Program Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018
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