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Renal Denervation for Hypertension Management

This activity was planned with a goal to enable participants to evaluate and select evidence-based interventions to overcome hypertension challenges including patient adherence, intensification of GDMT, and resistant hypertension. This activity is part of the Overcoming Challenges in 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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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 0.50 continuing nursing education contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


While offering credits noted above, the course is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in this field. 


Target Audience: 

This course is intended for general cardiologists, hypertension specialists, advanced practice providers, general practitioners, and others who manage hypertension patients.

Important Dates: August 4, 2023
Term of Approval/Date of Expiration: August 4, 2024

Learner Objectives:  
Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:  

  • 1. Explore the latest trials and science in support of renal denervation as an innovative approach for hypertension management.

Educational grant support provided by: Medtronic. 
To request credit, you must: 

  • Read all text and view all tables and/or figures in the case for which you wish to receive credit.
    Answer the questions in each case for which you wish to claim credit. After you have answered all the questions, click on the Exam Summary button. A Claim Credit button will appear on this page if you have achieved a passing score of 70% or better. If you did not achieve a passing score, please click the Reset Scores link and retake the exam.
    Click the Claim Credit button and answer the evaluation questions in the pop-up window.
  • Enter the total amount of time you actually spent in the activity in the box provided. Please note that you may only claim once for each module in this activity. Click Submit.
  • You will receive a message that your request has been submitted and a link to view your certificate. You may view and download the certificate when you receive the message, you may also view it at any time in the My Transcript section of My ACC.



Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, FACC 


Peer Reviewers: 
David E. Kandzari, MD, FACC
Maureen J. Reis, NP-C

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Aug 04, 2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
0.5 CME Credit
0.5 CNE Credit
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