Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2014 - Hypertension Challenges in Medically Complex Adults
This presentation focuses on the hypertension challenges in adults.
For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this course, you will be better able to:
- Recognize the basic treatment goals for hypertension in adults and how they differ based on age and medical conditions.
- Develop the skills to prescribe multiple classes of medications in complex hypertensive patients, with an understanding of drug interactions and necessary monitoring.
- Distinguish true hypertensive emergency from asymptomatic hypertensive urgency and understand the rationale for treatment goals.
Bonnie V. Baker, MD
Physician, Internal Medicine, Group Health, Seattle
- 1.10 Contact hours
- 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level