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CME Webinar – Acting Rapidly with Pharmacotherapy – Step Two in Hypertension Control

01/14/21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

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Acting rapidly is critical to improving blood pressure (BP) control. Learn about the latest evidence-based resources and protocols to reduce therapeutic inertia and increase treatment intensification in this timely webinar.

Learning objectives:
• Define therapeutic inertia, list contributing factors, and impact on BP control
• Describe the importance of treatment intensification on improving blood pressure control
• Review strategies to address therapeutic inertia and increase treatment intensification

Hear from clinical experts from the American Medical Association:
  • Brent M. Egan, MD, FAHA, AMA, VP, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 
  • Neha Sachdev, MD, AMA, Director, Health Systems Relations

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association and the American Medical 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 CreditTM 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 July 14, 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 July 14, 2021.

 Disclosure Policy

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity.  In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.  Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.


11:00 am - 12:00 pm