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Hypertension and Health Equity: Putting the Power in the Patient’s Hands through Self-Monitoring Blood Pressure-PM22 Concurrent Sessions
Hypertension and Health Equity: Putting the Power in the Patient’s Hands through Self-Monitoring Blood Pressure

In this in-depth 1 hour and 16-minute lecture, you’ll get a deep-dive of a critical subject matter that affects nearly 50% of adults in the U.S. alone: hypertension. Not only does this lecture focus-in on in the increasingly severe effects of uncontrolled hypertension, but it narrows down the focus to African American men, a priority population that is currently the highest affected population.

Our five guarantees of the Reducing Hypertension Program will provide valuable insight into their own experienced developing critical strategies to reduce hypertension.

Upon completing this lecture, you should have a deeper knowledge of hypertension management and be able to:

  • Identify two strategies to screen and refer patients into self-measured blood pressure programs
  • Describe two ways to provide optimal clinical support to engage patients in maintaining and controlling their blood pressure
  • Describe two effective methods to screen and address social needs and barriers to effective hypertension management

Expert Speaker(s):

  • Dr. Stacey Schott, MD, MPH
  • Dr. Linda Toomer, DPN, MSN
  • Dr. Chantal Tinfang, MD
  • Dr. Louanne Friend, PhD, MN, RN
  • Octavia Solomon, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
  • Dr. Holly Biola, MD

Relevant Content to this Lecture

The content lecture in this course contains the following topics:

  • Preventative Medicine
  • Hypertension
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Global Health Initiatives
  • Health Advocacy
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Environmental Health
  • COVID-19 Pandemic

Instructions for Claiming Physician Credit

In order for physicians to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for this activity, you must complete the activity evaluation survey for each session; a link to this evaluation survey is provided at the end of each session. Physician credit will not automatically be awarded. Follow all instructions for completing the evaluation.

Once you’ve completed the course evaluation, you can download your certificate from the “My Transcript tab” on the left side of the navigation page.

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Sep 15, 2025
Cost: Non-Member: $55.00
Student/Resident Member: $45.00
ACPM Subscriber: $45.00
Member: $45.00
Credit Offered:
1.25 CME Credits

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