Overcoming Challenges in Hypertension Management

What You Will Learn

  • Recognize the missteps, and importance of accurate blood pressure (BP) measurement and apply accurate techniques in various situations to overcome the challenges in hypertension (HTN) care.
  • Identify optimal strategies to improve patient adherence. 
  • Explore the latest trials and science in renal denervation (RDN) as an innovative approach to hypertension management.

Improving Patient Adherence

Strategies to improve adherence in hypertensive patients, including communication tactics, shared decision making, and monitoring BP outside of the office


Renal Denervation

Understand the RDN trials and the recent implications for your clinical practice.


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 HTN – George L. Bakris, MD 

Customized Treatment Strategies – Pam Taub, MD, FACC 

RDN – David E. Kandzari, MD, FACC 

BP Measurement – Eugene Yang, MD, FACC 



Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, FACC 

Aldo Peixoto, MD 

Angela L. Brown, MD 

Ashish Sarraju, MD 

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

Ciantel Adair Blyler, PharmD, CHC 

David P. Lee, MD, FACC 

Emily Shou Wai Lau, MD, FACC 

Eric A. Secemsky, MD, FACC 

Eric J. MacLaughlin, PharmD 

Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH, FACC 

Felix Mahfoud, MD 

Jacquelyn P. Kulinski, MD 

John M. Flack, MD, MPH 

Joseph Ebinger, MD, MS, FACC 

Joseph J. Saseen, PharmD 

Karol E. Watson, MD, FACC 

Kevin B. Sneed, PharmD 

Lakshmi S. Tummala, MD, FACC 

Leslie L. Davis, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FACC 

Lorrel E.B. Toft, MD, FACC 

Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC 

Michael Miller, MD, FACC 

Monika Sanghavi, MD, FACC 

Payal Kohli, MD, FACC 

Raymond R. Townsend, MD 

Renée Bullock-Palmer, MD, FACC 

Sandra J. Taler, MD 

Suvasini Lakshmanan, MD, MS 

Tammy Brady, MD, PhD 

William B. White, MD 

Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MHS, RN 


Additional Peer Reviewers:

Emily Kaufman, NP 

Frank Cintineo, PharmD 

Gesalle Martinez, RN 

Joycelle Martinez, NP 

Leslie Ranek, ARNP, FNP-BC 

Lori-Ann Peterson, FNP, AG/ACNP, AACC 

Margaret Allison, PharmD, BCACP 

Mary Cordon, PharmD 

Mary Zorzanello, APRN, MSN 

Maureen J. Reis, NP-C 

Suzanne Hennings, ARNP, MSN 

Svetlana Zaharova, PhD, FNP 

William Elliott, MD, PhD 

Educational Grant Support Provided By: Medtronic

Page Launched: November 2021 

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