Hypertension, where are we . . . now?
Goals & Objectives:
· Identify barriers in the treatment of hypertension in the primary care setting.
· Diagram the main difference in JNC8 as compared to prior guidelines.
· Identify indications for the workup for secondary causes of hypertension.
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of .75 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.
The MAOPS Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.
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