This one-hour webinar trains physicians and other care team members registered for the AHA/AMA joint Target: BP initiative, on the new Measurement of blood pressure (BP) in humans and demonstrates how resources available in Target: BP support translating the evidence into practice. The webinar highlights the major recommendations of the new statement from the American […]
This one-hour webinar will be used to train physicians and other care team members registered for the AHA/AMA joint Target: BP™ initiative, on the “Measure Accurately” component M.A.P. Framework. M.A.P. stands for Measure Accurately, Act Rapidly, and Partner with Patients, Families and Communities. Blood pressure variability, poor blood pressure measurement technique and white-coat effect contribute […]
By participating in the Heart Walk, you’re joining a million Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation raising funds for lifesaving science. Science that can teach us all how to live longer and be Healthy For Good. Take a few minutes to consider the lives you are going to help change for the better through […]
Considered one of the most important medical meetings on this subject in the world, the conference includes oral and poster presentations selected from abstracts submitted by clinical and basic researchers, followed by discussions led by leading authorities. With experts in the fields of hypertension and its relationship to cardiac and kidney disease, stroke, obesity, and […]
This one-hour activity trains physicians, their care teams and other participants registered for the AMA/AHA joint initiative Target: BP on the appropriate use of Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring (SMBP) in clinical practice. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the 2017 ACC/AHA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure […]
This session covers the latest research on hypertension management, including the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), where Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, FAHA discusses the benefits of using an intensive treatment algorithm, and the GATEWAY Randomized Trial, where Carlos Schiavon, MD, FACS discusses the effects of bariatric surgery in obese patients with hypertension. A […]
Test your clinical assessment and critical thinking skills as you evaluate and manage patients with hypertension (HTN). In this set of 2 simulations, you will be immersed in a 3-D environment where you will interact with a life-like virtual patient, complete with dynamic monitoring, dialoguing, diagnostic testing, drugs, intervention options and performance debriefing.
The CDC Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge is a competition to identify clinicians, practices, and health systems that have demonstrated exceptional achievements in working with their patients to control hypertension. Champions achieved at least 80% blood pressure control (blood pressure reading <140 mmHg/<90 mmHg) among their hypertensive population ages 18 to 85. In 2018, CDC […]