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Hypertension Today

Program Type

Monograph

Credits

2 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Friday, October 9, 2020

Offline Date:

Sunday, April 9, 2023

ACPE Expiration Date

Monday, October 9, 2023

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$8.00

  • Overview

    According to the American Heart Association 1 out of every 3 adults have hypertension. Due to the prevalence of this condition, it is more important than ever that pharmacy practitioners understand etiology, guidelines, and treatment options. This program seeks to bring practitioners up to date on the most important things to know about hypertension today.

    Handouts

    Homestudy PDF:   20236H01.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon
  • Nurse

    Recognize the function of the cardiovascular system
    Identify the etiology of hypertension
    Identify clinically relevant data from the 2017 ACC/AHA hypertension guidelines
    Distinguish the pharmacological classifications and their mechanism of action
    List the common adverse effects associated with each drug classification


    Pharmacist

    Recognize the function of the cardiovascular system
    Identify the etiology of hypertension
    Identify clinically relevant data from the 2017 ACC/AHA hypertension guidelines
    Distinguish the pharmacological classifications and their mechanism of action
    List the common adverse effects associated with each drug classification


    Pharmacy Technician

    Recognize the function of the cardiovascular system
    Identify the etiology of hypertension
    Identify clinically relevant data from the 2017 ACC/AHA hypertension guidelines
    Distinguish the pharmacological classifications and their mechanism of action
    List the common adverse effects associated with each drug classification

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-20-236-H01-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-20-236-H01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-20-236-H01-T

    ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher
Adobe Acrobat Reader


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 
 

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