Overcoming Challenges in Hypertension Management

What You Will Learn

  • Strategies to treat hypertensive patients and improve adherence

  • Salient aspects of the 2017 ACC/AHA HTN Guidelines

  • How to balance polypharmacy and simplify medication regimins

  • Tips to intensify antihypertensive treatment plans

  • How to identify and manage resistant hypertension according to the guidelines

  • How to treat high-risk sub groups and customize treatment plans

  • The pathophysiology and latest science in support of renal denervation as an approach for hypertension management

The Hypertension Crisis: Addressing the Gaps

This infographic highlights the prevalence of hypertension and the gaps in treatment.

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Patient Adherence

Hear expert perspectives about addressing the challenge of patient adherence and learn practical tips to treating hypertensive patients.

Quick Tips Video
Expert Panel Discussion
Intensification of Therapy

Understand the current guidelines and glean practicial strategies for the intensification of antihypertensives.

Customized Treatment Strategies: Special Considerations for Subgroups

Concentrate on managing hypertension in sub-groups and focus on balancing polypharmacy, recognizing cultural differences, and understanding racial disparities.


Patient Case Quiz

Renal Denervation

Understand the renal denervation trials and the recent implications for your clinical practice.

Expert Panel Discussion

We are grateful to these distinguished faculty who contributed to this collection:


Faculty Chair:

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC


Topic Leads:

Patient Adherence - Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC 
Intensification of Therapy -  Suzanne Oparil, MD, FACC 
Resistant Hypertension Management - George L. Bakris, MD 
Customized Treatment Strategies - Karol E. Watson, MD, FACC  
Renal Denervation - David E. Kandzari, MD, FACC 



Chloe D. Villavaso, MN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CMC, FPCNA

Emily Shou Wai Lau, MD, FACC

William B. White, MD

Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MHS, RN


Peer Reviewers:

William Elliott, MD, PhD

Educational Grant Support Provided By: Medtronic | Page Launched: November 1, 2021

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