Pediatric Hypertension

Return to all Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Provide pediatric patients and/or their parents/caregivers with effective, culturally competent tools and resources needed to make informed health decisions.
2. Address specific barriers to cardiovascular health among pediatric populations.
3. Integrate appropriate tools and recommendations to screen pediatric patients for hypertension, hyperlipidemia and overweight/obesity.
4. Develop an evidence-based treatment plan that encourages patient adherence to the prescribed therapy.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/18/2019

Lynne E. Nield, MD, Paediatric and Fetal Cardiologist, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Division of Cardiology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/18/2019
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