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Measuring Blood Pressure Accurately – Step 1 in Hypertension Control (2023)
09/21/23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
This continuing education activity will emphasize:
- How accurate blood pressure measurement provides the foundation for diagnosis and management of high blood pressure
- Factors that can make blood pressure readings inaccurate and strategies to overcome those factors
- Measure Accurately tools to identify opportunities for improving accuracy and reliability of blood pressure measurement
Registration is now open: Webinar Registration – Zoom
Joint Accreditation Statements
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 0.75 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 0.75 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 March 21, 2024.
ANCC Credit Designation Statement – Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 0.75 contact hours.
**ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CE credit will no longer be available to claim after March 21, 2024.
ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists
ACPE Credit: 0.75 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: JA0000134-9999-23-061-L04-P
**ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of participation. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after October 21, 2023.
All persons in a position to control educational content of a CE activity provided by the American Heart Association must disclose to the audience all financial relationships with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. The presence or absence of all financial relationships will be disclosed to the audience in activity materials. All unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed will also be disclosed to the audience. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated prior to the commencement of the activity.