Online Education | Pediatric Drug Therapy 2014 - Treatment of Pediatric Hypertension
This online module focuses on the treatment of pediatric hypertension.
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:
- Identify clinical criteria for pharmacologic treatment of elevated blood pressure in children and adolescents.
- Describe classes of antihypertensive medications that are commonly used in treating pediatric hypertension.
- Describe the goals of therapy, appropriate monitoring and follow up in treating children and adolescents with hypertension.
Susan Halbach, MD, MPH
Pediatric Nephrologist, Seattle Children’s Hospital
- 1.00 Contact hours
- 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level