Hypertension Update

Estimated time to complete session: 75 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Critically evaluate hypertension guidelines and the supporting evidence relevant to applying guidelines in clinical practice. 

2. Address barriers to care among patients in your practice, especially the elderly and minorities; and identify or develop tools to help manage hypertension. 

3. Prepare treatment regimens including antihypertensive medications, lifestyle modification and available tools that may increase patient adherence. 

4. Evaluate the evidence surrounding aggressive treatment of hypertension in the elderly.

Additional Information

Technical Requirements: 

View technical requirements (opens in a new window).

CME Credit Information: 

View CME credit information (opens in a new window).

AAFP Staff: 
Disclosures: 

View disclosures and disclaimers (opens in a new window).

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/14/2022

David M. Schneider, MD, FAAFP – Faculty Physician/Team Leader/Didactics Director/Procedures Director, Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency, Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF, Santa Rosa, California

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/14/2022
Please login or register to take this course.