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Contemporary Approaches to Hypertension Management - Clinical Spotlight Meeting on Demand

This activity was planned with a goal to enable participants to evaluate and select evidence-based interventions and contemporary approaches for the treatment and control of hypertension, especially for patients at high-risk.  This activity is part of the Contemporary Approaches to Hypertension Management grant project.

Accreditation Statement 

In accordance with ACCME policy, prior to participating in this activity, you must review the information on this page. 

Joint Accreditation 
In support of improving patient care, the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Statement 


The ACCF designates this online enduring material for a maximum of up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The ACCF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 continuing nursing education contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Physician Assistants

AAPA Credit Designation Statement

The American College of Cardiology Foundation has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until March 24, 2024. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Target Audience: 

The primary target audience is general cardiologists as well as hypertension specialists, and advanced practice providers including nurse practitioners, physician assistants and pharmacists.

Important Dates: 
Date of Release: March 24, 2023
Term of Approval/Date of Expiration: March 23, 2024
Learner Objectives:  

Upon completion, learners should be able to:  

  1. Develop an intensification antihypertensive treatment plan  
  2. Recognize resistant hypertension management strategies including a stepwise approach to GDMT
  3. Customize treatment plans strategies based on key patient considerations and characteristics  
  4. Explore the latest trials and science in support of renal denervation as an innovative approach for hypertension management 

Educational grant support provided by:



Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC
Daniel E. Harrison, MD
Carl “Chip” Lavie, MD, FACC
Wanpen Vongpatanasin, MD
Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Mar 23, 2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1.5 CME Credits
1.5 CNE Credits
1.5 AAPA Credits
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