2023 Update on Treatment of Hypertension in Older Adults (N23)
Recorded for 2023 National Conference
This CE activity was recorded for the 2023 AANP National Conference.
|July 15, 2024 (11:55 p.m. CT)
CE for this activity will not be available after this date.
| This activity includes closed captioning.
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This talk will focus on managing hypertension (HTN) in older adults. Emphasis will be on the latest guidelines relevant to diagnosing and managing HTN in older adults. Challenges of comorbidities, frailty and polypharmacy will be discussed.
- Explore evidence-based guidelines to treat hypertension (HTN) in older adult.
- Discuss how to adapt antihypertensive treatment based on functional status and autonomy in older adults.
- Compare/contrast indications, dose, frequency, side effects, and risks/benefits of first-line medications used to treat older adults with HTN.
- Discuss how to implement two strategies for how to improve self-care in older adults with HTN.
Leslie Davis, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FACC, FAHA, FPCNA
This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies. The speaker has the following disclosures:
This educational activity may contain opinions of the authors from their personal experience. The activity may contain discussion of published and/ or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Further, attendees/ participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program.
- Leslie Davis has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.
- No off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs will be discussed in this presentation.
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|1.05 Contact Hour(s) of CE,
0.37 of which may be applied towards Pharmacology
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