Current Concepts in Hypertension - Focus on African Americans, Persons with Diabetes, Older Adults
Cardiology | Cardiovascular Diseases | Medical Education | Medicine and Health Sciences
Speaker: Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASH, FNLA
Chair, Department of Preventive Cardiology, Tulane Medical Center
Professor, Tulane University School of Medicine
Purpose: This enduring material is designed to examine the management of hypertension specifically focusing on special populations of African Americans, Persons with Diabetes, & Older Adults.
Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians and Residents at HCA GME Hospitals.
Format: This presentation was pre-recorded for HCA GME National Grand Rounds Series.
Educational Objectives: Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:
- Describe the current updates to the management of hypertension from the 2017 ACC/AHA High Blood Pressure Guideline.
- Apply evidence-based medicine to the management of hypertension in special populations.
Accreditation: HCA Graduate Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit: HCA Graduate Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure: HCA Graduate Medical Education is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation Requirements and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. HCA Graduate Medical Education has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The disclosure summary follows:
Bruce Deighton, PhD, Course Director: No Conflicts
Jessica Wells, Course Co-Director: No Conflicts
Keith Ferdinand, MD, Speaker: Consultant – Amgen, Sanofi, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, Quantum Genomics
Beverly Upchurch, Education Manager: No Conflicts
Jonathan Snider, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts
Release Date: March 20, 2019
Expiration Date: March 20, 2021
Ferdinand, Keith C. MD, "Current Concepts in Hypertension - Focus on African Americans, Persons with Diabetes, Older Adults" (2019). Cardiology. 4.