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2018年5月14-8月6日(在线)芝加哥社区医疗成果推广:顽固性高血压

日期: 2018-04-17
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Our focus on hypertension is in response to a critical need for expanded access to best practice care for hypertension in our community. Hypertension is recognized as a major contributing factor to heart disease. Incidence rates of hypertension are as high as 50% among Chicago’s South Side health center adult patient populations. Project ECHO sessions address state of the art care, including proper techniques for obtaining accurate BP readings, medication management, dietary changes, and patient adherence. Sessions are designed to train and support community providers in managing the challenges of resistant hypertension.
 

The goal of the Extension for Community Health Outcomes (ECHO) is to provide training for community-based primary care providers in the management of common, complex, chronic conditions such as resistant hypertension in order to improve provider knowledge and self-efficacy and patient health outcomes.

Learning Objectives and Target Audience

At the conclusion of this activity, participatants will be able to:

  • State the proper techniques for obtaining accurate blood pressure readings;

  • Summarize treatment options for resistant hypertension based on Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC) guidelines for hypertension;

  • Describe appropriate medication management for resistant hypertension in populations most at risk including African Americans and older adults;

  • Describe strategies for increasing patient medication adherence such as lifestyle changes and diet;

  • Discuss when and how to use combination therapy in treating resistant hypertension.

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of resistant hypertension.

Additional Information

ABMS Core Competencies: 

Patient Care and Procedural Skills

Medical Knowledge

Practice-based Learning and Improvement

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

For More Information, Please Contact:

Kanika Mittal

kmittal@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu

773-702-2213


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