Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2013 | Selected Topics | Hypertension in Older Adults
How to earn contact hour credit
This course is 1.5 contact hours and includes a lecture video, self-assessment post-test, and evaluation. To earn contact hours, watch the lecture, complete the post-test, and submit the online evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%.
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This course is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, long term care workers, residential care coordinators, caregivers, Washington State Residential Care Council Members and other interested professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Define goals of antihypertensive therapy.
- Describe the evidence for current blood pressure targets in older adults.
- Identify points for aggressive and lenient blood pressure control in older adults.
Thuan Ong, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Geriatric Medicine, UW School of Medicine
- 1.50 Contact hours