Home Blood Pressure Monitoring, DASH-22, and Resistant Hypertension
Primary Care Providers, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, and Research Faculty from the Community Health Clinics of Harris Health that are part of the Department of Family and Community Medicine need to be regularly updated about evidence-based practices and advances in the field of primary care, particularly with regards to integrated care, subspecialty referrals, self-assessment, and quality and process improvement. The series aims to increase knowledge of the learners in these topic areas, and to improve their clinical skills and competencies, which will contribute to enhancing the quality of care and improve patient outcomes.
Primary Care Providers, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, and Research Faculty from the Community Health Clinics of Harris Health that are part of the Department of Family and Community Medicine.
At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:
Choose the appropriate indications for home blood pressure monitoring.
Develop strategies to modify the dietary plan for a patient with the highest likelihood of lowering blood pressure.
Assess which patients with resistant hypertension should be screened for primary aldosteronism.
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Participation