Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2014 - Hypertension Challenges in Medically Complex Adults

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Hypertension Challenges
in Medically
Complex Adults

This presentation focuses on the hypertension challenges in adults.

Target Audience

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.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
08/11/2014
Expires: 
08/11/2018
Cost:
$30.00

Bonnie V. Baker, MD
Physician, Internal Medicine, Group Health, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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Required Hardware/software

FlashPlayer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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