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Moving the Needle on Blood Pressure Management in Adults

Event Type

Live Online


Tuesday, August 27, 2019


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET


PharmCon Webinar Studio (freeCE.com)


1 Contact Hour(s)

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician



  • Overview

    High blood pressure affects millions of patients in the United States and is a commonly encountered disease state in the healthcare arena. With the role of a pharmacist expanding to include additional clinical functions such as medication therapy management and collaborative practice, it is essential that an evidence-based approach is taken when assessing patients as well as evaluating and optimizing pharmacotherapy regimens. New guidelines are available to help guide the assessment and treatment of patients with high blood pressure; therefore, it is imperative that clinicians have the ability to assess and apply them when contributing to the implementation and monitoring of patient-specific drug regimens for high blood pressure management.


    Slide Document:   180992L01_4pp.pdf

    Slide Document:   180992L01_2pp.pdf

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    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Describe the appropriate measurement of high blood pressure
    Recognize the treatment options for high blood pressure
    Interpret the 2017 High Blood Pressure Clinical Practice Guideline


    Explain the background of high blood pressure including classification and measurement
    Analyze and interpret recommendations from the 2017 High Blood Pressure Clinical Practice Guideline
    Evaluate and design patient-specific pharmacotherapy plans to optimize outcomes for patients with high blood pressure

    Pharmacy Technician

    Describe the classification of high blood pressure
    Recognize the treatment options for high blood pressure
    Interpret the 2017 High Blood Pressure Clinical Practice Guideline

  • Repeat Presentation

    This presentation was last given on Monday, June 17, 2019

    Future Airings

    Tuesday, August 27, 201910:30 AMView

  • Activity Type


    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-18-092-L01-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-092-L01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-18-092-L01-T

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