Latest Insights into Hypertension Management
This session covers the latest research on hypertension management, including the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), where Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, FAHA discusses the benefits of using an intensive treatment algorithm, and the GATEWAY Randomized Trial, where Carlos Schiavon, MD, FACS discusses the effects of bariatric surgery in obese patients with hypertension. A presentation on the global burden of hypertension is also part of the session, as well presentations on other trials.
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Latest Insights into Hypertension Management

Participation and Successful Completion
Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following:

  1. Register and view the course online.
  2. View the content in its entirety.
  3. Complete a post-test with a minimum score of 75%.
  4. Complete a survey of your learning experience.
  5. Claim your CME/CE Certificate.


Hardware/Software Requirements
Internet Explorer 7 or greater, Firefox (Latest Version), Google Chrome, Windows 7 or above, Safari (Latest Version), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Internet Explorer is not supported on the Macintosh, Mac OS 10.4

Target Audience
Physicians - All CV Specialties                 
Nurses - All CV Specialties
EMS - All CV Specialties
Pharmacists - - All CV Specialties

Description
This session covers the latest research on hypertension management, including the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), where Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, FAHA discusses the benefits of using an intensive treatment algorithm, and the GATEWAY Randomized Trial, where Carlos Schiavon, MD, FACS discusses the effects of bariatric surgery in obese patients with hypertension. A presentation on the global burden of hypertension is also part of the session, as well presentations on other trials.

Learning Objectives 
At the completion of this online course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Translate emerging clinical science to practical practice in patients with cardiovascular disease and stroke.


Course Agenda

Time

Presentation

Objectives

12:35

Blood Pressure Measurement in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT):

1

6:45

Discussant: Chinese BP Trial

1

5:51

Discussant: GATEWAY

1

7:56

Discussant: SPRINT

1

11:20

Effects of Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients With Hypertension: The GATEWAY Randomized Trial

1

12:23

Global Burden of Hypertension

1

12:27

Time at Blood Pressure Target and the Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases and Mortality

1


Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity
69 minutes

 

Faculty
Karen Johnson, MD, MPH, FAHA
Vice Chair, SPRINT Steering Committee
Professor University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Department of Preventive Medicine 

Darwin Labarthe, MD, MPH, PhD, FAHA
Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine
Northwestern University 

Paul Poirier, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FCCS, FACC, FAHA
Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy
Cardiac Prevention/Rehabilitation Program
Quebec Heart and Lung Institute 

Sripal Bangalore, MD, MHA, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI
Director Complex Coronary Intervention Bellevue
Director of Research, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Director, Cardiovascular Outcomes Group
The Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology
Associate Professor of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine 

Carlos Schiavon, MD, FACS
Co-Chair, Executive Committee
Research Institute Heart Hospital 

Greg Roth, MD MPH
Assistant Professor
University of Washington, Division of Cardiology
Visiting Faculty Member at University of Washington
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation 

Mar Pujades-Rodriguez, MBBS, PhD
Tenure Track Associate Professor
Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research
University College London, UK
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
University of Leeds, the UK

Accreditation Statements
ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE:  March 2018
TERMINATION DATE:  03/12/2021
LAST REVIEW DATE: March 2018
JOINT ACCREDITATION TERM: 03/12/2018-03/12/2021
CAPCE – 03/12/2018-03/12/2021

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association 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.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians
The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.00 hour of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.00 contact hour.

ACPE Credit Designation Statement - Pharmacists
ACPE Credit: 1.00 Contact Hour | Universal Activity Number: JA0000134-0000-18-012-H04-P 

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 1.00 Advanced CEHs, activity number 18-AMHA-F3-0014.

By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.

Disclosures
All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Faculty Member

Employment

Research Grant

Consultant/
Advisory Board

Stock Shareholder (directly purchased)

Honoraria

Other

Speaker’s Bureau

Karen Johnson

Univ of Tennessee Health Science Center

None

None

None

None

None

Darwin Labarthe

Northwestern University

None

None

None

None

None

Paul Poirier

Quebec Heart and Lung Institute

None

None

None

None

None

Sripal Bangalore

New York University School of Medicine

None

None

None

None

None

Carlos Schiavon

Research Institute Heart Hospital

Johnson & Johnson Brazil

None

None

None

Johnson & Johnson Brazil

Greg Roth

Univ of Washington

Sanofi LLC

None

None

None

None

Mar Pujades-Rodriguez

University College London

None

None

None

None

None

This table represents the relationships of this educational activity’s faculty members that may be perceived as actual or reasonable perceived conflicts of interest as reported on the Disclosure Questionnaire which all AHA volunteers are required to complete and submit. The focus is on relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the 12-month period preceding the time that the individual is being asked to assume a role controlling content.


Medium
This activity is an internet-based activity.

Contact Information
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Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality
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Copyright Information
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Commercial Support
This activity is supported by independent medical educational grants from Pfizer, Merck, Chiesi, Amarin, Amgen, and Aegerion.

Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
$16.00
Members Price
$20.00
Non-members Price
9 Registered Users
Credits
1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

1 Contact Hours> Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education> ACPE

0 Credits> American Heart Association> AHA

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> Attendance Credit

1 CEH> CAPCE> CAPCE Advanced