Hypertension Treatment in the 21st Century

April 13, 2018

This live webinar will consist of three talks by three experts in the field of hypertension. These lectures will improve the audience’s understanding of how novel approaches to hypertension treatment.  All talks will review the existing literature and provide an update on recent studies.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants 
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Technicians 
 
Activity Information:

Friday, April 13th from 4 - 5:30PM Central Time. 

Method of Participation:

Participants will attend the live webinar and submit an online activity evaluation.  Participants have up to four (4) weeks after the webinar to complete the online activity evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe system-based strategies that can be used to improve blood pressure control at a population level
  • Recognize novel classes of antihypertensive medications that are currently under development
  • Describe how interventions such as baroreceptor activation and carotid body ablation may be used to treat or even to cure hypertension 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 0.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/13/2018
Event starts: 
04/13/2018 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
04/13/2018 - 5:30pm
Cost:
$50.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
0
Faculty Disclosures

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD, MAS
Chair of Epidemiology and Biostatistics & Vice Dean for Population Health and Health Equity
UCSF, Dept. of Epi & Bio
San Francisco, CA
Disclosure: TBD

Suzanne Oparil, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Director, Vascular Biology & Hypertension Program
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

John Bisognano, MD PhD
Professor of Medicine / Cardiology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY
Disclosure: Consulting: CVRx

Planning Committee Disclosures

Lawrence Weisberg, MD, FNKF
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Nephrology, CMSRU
Cooper University Health Care
Camden, NJ
Disclosure: Consulting fee: PLC Medical, Inc.

Harold Szerlip, MD, FNKF
Director, Nephrology Division; Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Disclosure: Honoraria: Astute Medical; Consulting Fees: LaJolla Pharmaceuticals, Zs Pharma, Amarin

Tara Chang, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
Disclosure: Consulting Fees: Janssen; Consulting Fees, Travel: Fresenius

Sylvia Rosas, MD
Physician
Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, MA
Disclosure: Research support to institution: Janssen, Bayer

Danielle Nathan, MA
Professional Education Director
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Kathryn Troy, MPH
Professional Education Coordinator
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician

The National Kidney Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, and Technician 

Awarded 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Pharmacist

This application-based enduring activity has been assigned ACPE Universal Activity Number JJA0004461-0000-18-004-L04-P for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs). The activity is available for credit through Expiration Date. To receive credit, learners must read the activity overview, learning objectives and faculty disclosures, complete the pre-test, review the content, complete the post-test with a minimum score of 70% (post-test may be taken up to 3 times) and electronic activity evaluation. An NABP eProfile ID and date of birth in MMDD format are prerequisites for receiving continuing pharmacy education credits. All ACPE credit awarded to participants must be uploaded to CPE Monitor™ within 30 days of the activity date, so pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are required to provide their e-Profile ID and date of birth (MMDD) at the time of the activity.  Please contact cmeinfo@kidney.org if you do not see activity information listed in your profile within 30 days.  For more information and to set up your e-Profile visit: www.MyCPEmonitor.net.

Physician Assistant 

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

The activity is available for credit through April 13, 2018.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 0.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/13/2018

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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