This webinar will provide information on the 2017 Hypertension Guidelines released by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiologists. The audience will learn how these guidelines assist in controlling hypertension through accurate blood pressure measurement, acting rapidly to minimize clinical inertia and partnering with patients, families and communities to improve patient engagement in their care.
This webinar is intended for nurses, medical assistants and quality improvement personnel. Any healthcare professional with an interest in improving care related to the topic area is welcome to attend.
- Understand the revisions to the hypertension categories in the 2017 Hypertension Guidelines
- Learn how the 2017 Hypertension Guidelines affect blood pressure measurement in and out of the office setting
- Understand how to prevent clinical inertia and how to engage patients in controlling hypertension.
Linda Murakami, RN, BSN, MSHA
Senior Program Manager, Quality Improvement; Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
American Medical Association
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