Estimated time to complete session: 75 mins.
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.
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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
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