TEST-Hypertension

Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

hypertension

Learning Objectives

  1. Recall 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 approach to therapy of hypertension in minority populations.
  4. Cite the approach to therapy of hypertension in elderly populations.
  5. Identify the most common causes of, and approach to, resistant and secondary hypertension.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
09/01/2012
Course expires: 
08/31/2014
Parent activity set: 

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

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2012
Course expires: 
08/31/2014
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