Managing Hypertension Using The Guideline Advantage Program: Using Your Data to Improve Hypertension Control (TGA Webinar)
The presentation will include information on the background of The Guideline Advantage, how the program is implemented in clinical settings, the approach to data sharing and measurement through Forward Health Group and the interpretation of results using the Population Health Manager platform.
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Managing Hypertension Using The Guideline Advantage Program: Using Your Data to Improve Hypertension Control

 

Participation and Successful Completion

Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following: (1) Register and view the course online. (2) Complete the evaluation survey (3) Print your CME/CE Certificate from your own printer.  There is no fee for CME/CE credits for this activity.  The link to the CME/CE “Professional Education Center” website is learn.heart.org.

 

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

 

Cost to Attend

There is no fee for CME/CE credits for this activity.

 

Target Audience

Physicians -
Primary Care Doctors, Internists, Cardiologist, Physician Assistants                        

Nurses

 

Description

The presentation will include information on the background of The Guideline Advantage, how the program is implemented in clinical settings, the approach to data sharing and measurement through Forward Health Group and the interpretation of results using the Population Health Manager platform.

 

Learning Objectives 

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

  1. Communicate the benefits of implementing TGA.
  1. Explain how to sort data in Population Manager to view hypertension measures.
  1. Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to: (1) communicate the benefits of implementing TGA, (2) explain how to sort data in Population Manager to view hypertension measures, and (3) establish strategies for using TGA data to improve hypertension control in their clinics.

 

Course Agenda

Time

Presentation Title

Faculty

Corresponding learning Objective (list by number)

11:00 - 11:10 am

Welcome and Introductions

Dr. Vince Bufalino

1, 2, 3

11:10 - 11:15 am

Review of Learning Objectives

Dr. Vince Bufalino

1, 2, 3

11:15 - 11:40 am

Using Your Data to Improve Hypertension Control

Dr. Vince Bufalino

1, 2, 3

11:40 – 12:00 pm

Q and A Session

Dr. Vince Bufalino

1, 2, 3

12:00 pm

Adjourn

Dr. Vince Bufalino

 

 

Faculty

Dr. Vince Bufalino, MD, FAHA

Cardiologist

Advocate Cardiovascular Institute

Advocate Medical Group

 

Accreditation Statements:

 

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation - Physicians

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities sponsored 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.

 

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – 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 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

 

Continuing Education Accreditation – Nurse Practitioners

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

** ACCME credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity November 14, 2015.

 

Continuing Education Accreditation - Nurses

The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.00 contact hours.

** ANCC credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity November 14, 2015.

 

Continuing Education Accreditation - Pharmacists

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  ACPE Credit: 1.00 Contact Hours or 0.100 CEUs.  Universal Program Number: 0256-0000-15-755-L01-P.

**ACPE credit must be claimed within 30 days of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after June 14, 2015.

 

Steps for Successful Completion

To successfully complete this activity, learners must fully participate in the sessions.  In addition, learners must provide feedback that will be used for evaluative and outcomes measurement purposes.  Learners will check-in onsite for attendance verification purposes and will be required to provide evaluative feedback before CME/CE credit can be claimed.

 

 

Disclosures

Faculty Member

Employment

Research Grant

Consultant/
Advisory Board

Stock Shareholder (directly purchased)

Honoraria

Other

Speaker’s Bureau

Vince Bufalino

Advocate Cardiovascular Institute,

Advocate Medical Group

None

None

None

None

None

Lauralei Dorian

American Heart Assoc.

None

None

None

None

None

Kathleen Shoemaker

American Heart Assoc.

None

None

None

None

None

Katy Vennum

American Heart Assoc.

None

None

None

None

None

Sara Camp

American Heart Assoc.

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 a live or a virtual link activity depending on the location.

 

Contact Information

To contact the American Heart Association for any questions, please call our customer support center at 888-242-2453.

 

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality:

Please see the privacy link at the bottom of the Professional Education Center

 

Copyright Information
Please see the link at the bottom of the Professional Education Center

 

Commerical Support

No commercial support was obtained. 

 

 

 


Type:  Internet Live Course
FREE
Activity Price
55 Registered Users
Live Meeting Information
Start: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 11:00 AM
End:
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Location: American Heart Association Webinar
Webinar
Webinar, TX
US

Credits
1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

1 Contact Hours, 0.1 CEU> 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