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CME WEBINAR: MEASURING BLOOD PRESSURE ACCURATELY – STEP ONE IN HYPERTENSION CONTROL

09/30/20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

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Register in advance for this webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Learning objectives:
  • Describe how accurate BP measurement provides the foundation for diagnosis & management of high BP
  • List factors that can make BP measurements inaccurate; identify strategies to overcome those factors
  • Use Measure Accurately and Patient-Measured BP tools to identify opportunities for improving accuracy and reliability of BP measurement
  • Discuss use of SMBP monitoring for clinical management of hypertension
Hear from clinical experts from the American Medical Association:
  • Kate Kirley, MD, MS, FAAFP, AMA, Director, Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Linda Murakami, RN, BSN, MSHA, AMA, Senior Program Manager
  • Taylor Turner, RN, BSN, AMA, Improvement Advisor

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement – Physicians
The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

**AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. Credit will no longer be available to claim after March 30, 2021.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement – Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.0 contact hours.

**ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after March 30, 2021.

Details

Date:
09/30/20
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Website:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9NSdgKXMRUqDofyedI5gbA