RH Treatment in the Real World: AHA 2022 Highlights
December 1, 2022
December 1, 2023
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This activity is jointly provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC and Educational Review Systems, Inc.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.
- Physicians — maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- Pharmacist — 0.25 Contact Hours (0.025 CEU)
All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.
This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of primary care providers, including internists, family physicians, clinical pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and PAs, as well as nephrologists, cardiologists, endocrinologists, obesity specialists, gerontologists, and other clinicians who are involved or interested in the management of patients with resistant hypertension (RH).
Blood pressure control rates have been steadily declining in the United States. Join hypertension experts George Bakris, MD and Suzanne Oparil, MD for highlights of related RH data presented at the American Heart Association 2022 Scientific Sessions, including their takes on possible causes and interventions to combat this alarming trend.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Identify challenges associated with RH treatment in the real world
George Bakris, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, AHA Comprehensive Hypertension Center
University of Chicago Medicine
Suzanne Oparil, MD
Distinguished Professor and Director
United Therapeutics Endowed Professorship in Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Vascular Biology & Hypertension Program
Division of Cardiovascular Disease
Department of Medicine
Heersink School of Medicine
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
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UAN # 0761-9999-22-450-H01-P
Expiration date 12/1/2023
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- George Bakris, MD
- Consultant: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc; AstraZeneca; Bayer Corporation; Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc; KBP Biosciences Co, Ltd.
- Suzanne Oparil, MD
- Advisor: CinCor
- Consultant: Preventric Diagnostics, Inc.
- Research Funding: CinCor; George Clinical; higi SH LLC
- Stocks: CinCor
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