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Partnering with Patients Using Lifestyle Modification and Motivational Interviewing – Step 3b in Hypertension Control

02/23/22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

When partnering with patients the goal is to empower patients to control their blood pressure. This is accomplished through a combination of evidence-based communication strategies, helping patients accurately self-measure, and by directing patients and families to resources that support medication adherence and healthy lifestyles.

Learning objectives

• Review the evidence-based non-pharmacological lifestyle interventions to prevent and treat hypertension
• Describe the approximate impact of specific non-pharmacological lifestyle interventions on systolic blood pressure
• Outline the role of collaborative communication including motivational interviewing and evidence-based strategies in promoting patient adherence to lifestyle interventions
• Identify resources that can support clinic staff and patients to learn more about lifestyle interventions

Hear from national experts:

• June Ma, MD, PhD, FAHA, FABMR, FSBM, Beth and George Vitoux Professor and Founding Director of the Vitoux Program on Aging and Prevention, University of Illinois at Chicago

• Kimberly A. Ketter, AGNP-C, CDE, Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner and Certified Diabetes Educator, Co-owner of Case Management Associates, LLC, Advisory Group Member on the National American Heart Association’s Know Diabetes by Heart

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 1.00 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 1.00 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 August 23, 2022.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement – Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.00 contact hours.
**ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CE credit will no longer be available to claim after August 23, 2022.

Disclosure Policy
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.


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

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