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A Pharmacist Roundtable: Leveraging the Power of Treatment Intensification as a Team to Improve BP Control

06/7/22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

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This one-hour webinar will showcase a panel of nationally acclaimed pharmacists sharing the latest insights in improving BP control.

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• C. Adair Blyler, PharmD, CHC, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
• Eric J. MacLaughlin, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, BCPS, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX
• Adam Bress, PharmD, MS, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Learning objectives:
1.  Outline the import role of treatment intensification in lowering blood pressure and risk of heart attack and stroke
2.  Describe common patient, provider, and healthcare system challenges to treatment intensification
3.  Identify models of care, tools, and resources to systematically improve treatment intensification and medication adherence

Pre-requisites –
Audience is encouraged to watch the below webinar and read reference articles

1. Watch “Acting Rapidly with Pharmacotherapy – Step 2 in Hypertension Control” webinar (Egan) 
2. Bellows BK, Ruiz-Negrón N, Bibbins-Domingo K, King JB, Pletcher MJ, Moran AE, Fontil V. Clinic-based strategies to reach United States million hearts 2022 blood pressure control goals. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019;12:e005624. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.118.005624 
3. Tracking Blood Pressure Control Performance and Process Metrics in 25 US Health Systems: The PCORnet Blood Pressure Control Laboratory. Journal of the American Heart Association 
4. Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Hypertension. 


11:00 am - 12:00 pm