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New in CE: Comprehensive Guide on Hypertension

Extensive curriculum for management of clinical hypertension and related diseases.


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The Comprehensive Guide on Hypertension is an extensive curriculum for management of clinical hypertension and related diseases. This course provides essential information on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of hypertension for all members of the health care team. It provides a compendium of AHA resources offering video presentations, research and journals for a thorough exploration of hypertension.

Member Price $199

Non-Member Price $249


Activity Overview

Release Date: 04/10/2020   |  Expiration Date: 05/05/2023

Credits Available: 0.00 Credits > AHA > AHA

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Successful Completion

This activity is used to register for and access the guide. Follow the steps listed below each time you access a module.

  1. Register for the guide.
  2. Review the Activity Overview.
  3. On the Activity Material page, click the link to open the guide.
  4. Complete a module.
  5. Once you have completed a module, click the Take the CE Exam button to register to claim CE credit.
  6. Complete a post test and achieve a passing score.
  7. Complete an evaluation of your learning experience.
  8. Claim your CE credit and download or print your certificate.

Once you have completed all modules, you may return to this activity to claim an additional certificate of achievement for completing the entire guide.

Modules 
Each module is accredited separately.  Listed below are module titles, descriptions and accreditation.

Foundations of Blood Pressure
This section of the Comprehensive Guide on Hypertension discusses foundations of blood pressure in hypertension focusing on areas such as physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, pharmacology, clinical trials and genetics.

Estimated Time to Complete: 185 minutes.
Accreditation Term: 05/06/2020 – 05/05/2023
Accreditation Offered:
• AMA/AAPA/AANP/ABIM MOC – 3.00 credit hours
• ANCC – 3.00 contact hours

Diagnostic Evaluation
This section of the Comprehensive Guide on Hypertension discusses the diagnostic evaluation of hypertension. It includes topics such as blood pressure measurement and monitoring, history and physical exam findings, and blood pressure classifications.

Estimated Time to Complete: 109 minutes.
Accreditation Term: 05/06/2020 – 05/05/2023
Accreditation Offered:
• AMA/AAPA/AANP/ABIM MOC – 1.75 credit hours
• ANCC – 1.75 contact hours

Secondary Hypertension
This section of the Comprehensive Guide on Hypertension discusses the secondary complications from hypertension.  The secondary complications include renal parenchymal disease, renovascular disease, endocrine and obstructive sleep apnea.

Estimated Time to Complete: 94 minutes
Accreditation Term: 05/06/2020 – 05/05/2023
Accreditation Offered:
• AMA/AAPA/AANP/ABIM MOC – 1.50 credit hours
• ANCC – 1.50 contact hours

Treatment
This section of the Comprehensive Guide on Hypertension discusses the treatments for hypertension.  This section includes blood pressure screenings, population health, lifestyle changes and drug therapies.

Estimated Time to Complete: 136 minutes
Accreditation Term: 05/06/2020 – 05/05/2023
Accreditation Offered:
• AMA/AAPA/AANP/ABIM MOC – 2.25 credit hours
• ANCC – 2.25 contact hours

Treatment – Special Conditions
This section of the Comprehensive Guide on Hypertension discusses the treatments for hypertension in special conditions, including Resistant Hypertension, Orthostatic Hypotension. This section also discusses hypertension treatments for children and adolescence.

Estimated Time to Complete: 322 minutes
Accreditation Term: 05/06/2020 – 05/05/2023
Accreditation Offered:
• AMA/AAPA/AANP/ABIM MOC – 5.25 credit hours
• ANCC – 5.25 contact hours