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Hypertension - PT506

Hypertension

Review of Guidelines and Drug Therapy Management

by Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, MSN, RN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN and Anna Ver Hage, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN and Dawn Demangone-Yoon, MD and Sherri Konzem Boehringer, PharmD, BCPS and Debra Anscombe Wood, BS, RN
PT506
(4.2 / 4393 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (1.00 Hour(s))

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Summary:

Hypertension is a pervasive condition in the U.S., and the lifetime risk of developing it is 80%. The guidelines recently changed, lowering blood pressure goals for managing hypertension. The new guidelines also put great emphasis on nonpharmacological therapies. This module explains the new guidelines and the recommended treatments.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education module is to inform nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, and radiologic technologists about current guidelines and drug therapy for the management of hypertension. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • State blood pressure goals for various patient populations with hypertension
  • Discuss the five components of lifestyle modification
  • Discuss the four classes of antihypertensive drugs recommended as first-line agents known to reduce the complications associated with hypertension
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians, paramedics and EMTs, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians and radiologic technologists.
 
Physical therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of CE for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 11/16/2018 to 6/11/2019.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 1902004TX for 02/01/2016 to 01/31/2019 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California for 4/5/10 to 12/31/18. Relias LLC is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California as of 1/1/2019.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000290) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from October 2018 through September 30, 2020.
 
This course has been approved as meeting the CE requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
 
The OH PT Association (approval no. 17S6272 for 9/13/17 to 9/13/18).
 
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE18-289029 for 01/01/18 to 12/31/18)
 
The TN PT Association for Class 1 CE Requirement (approval no. 2017-415 for 9/6/17 to 9/5/18).
 
The PA Board of PT (approval no. PTCE010140 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/18).
 
The NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no. 1801-201 for 2/1/18 to 1/31/20).
 
The MD State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 06/01/15 to 06/01/19.
 
This course has been approved by the NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 11/29/17 to 7/31/19.
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 5/4/2018
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/4/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/4/2021

 

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

For Florida professionals:

This course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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Dawn C - Corpus Christi , TX  ·  Jan 13, 2019
Easy to follow and very informative
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ANN M - valencia, CA  ·  Jan 13, 2019
So many adult patients have highblood pressure so this is a good course.
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Ryan H - San Jose, CA  ·  Jan 07, 2019
informative and precise
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Holly R - HOLLAND, OH  ·  Jan 03, 2019
Very informative, would recommend
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Ashley R - Ama, LA  ·  Dec 31, 2018
This course was easy to follow and informative.
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