CME Webcast

Adult and Elderly Hypertension: Best Practices

Elderly patient having blood pressure checked

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Learn about current hypertension guidelines, diagnosis, testing, strategies and treatment in less than an hour and earn 1 AAFP Prescribed credit. 

About the Webcast

Learning Objectives

After completing this CME activity, you should be able to:

  • Understand current hypertension guidelines.
  • Learn to diagnose hypertension accurately.
  • Perform appropriate testing in the patient with hypertension.
  • Use recommended strategies to treat blood pressure to goal.
  • Adapt treatment to special patient populations.

Estimated time required to complete the full module: 27 minutes

Original release date of webcast: July 29, 2015.

Presenting Faculty

Jennifer Brull, MD, FAAFP
CEO and Physician/Owner, Prairie Star Family Practice, PA; Clinical Director and Operations Manager, Doctors Without Delay; Meaningful Use Consultant, Kansas Foundation for Medical Care

Dr. Brull lives and practices full-scope rural family medicine in Plainville, Kansas. Her areas of specialty include quality/performance improvement, EHR/HIE, social media, and the patient-centered medical home.

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CME Credit

To be eligible to report CME credit, please complete the full module in one sitting.

This enduring material activity, Adult and Elderly Hypertension: Best Practices Webcast, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1 Prescribed credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins July 10, 2015. Term of approval is for two years from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit. View more credit agreements »


The material presented here is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians for educational purposes only. Please note that medical information is constantly changing; the information contained in this activity was accurate at the time of publication. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situations discussed. Rather, it is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty, which may be helpful to others who face similar situations.

The AAFP disclaims any and all liability for injury or other damages resulting to any individual using this material and for all claims that might arise out of the use of the techniques demonstrated therein by such individuals, whether these claims shall be asserted by a physician or any other person. Physicians may care to check specific details such as drug doses and contraindications, etc., in standard sources prior to clinical application. This material might contain recommendations/guidelines developed by other organizations. Please note that although these guidelines might be included, this does not necessarily imply the endorsement by the AAFP.

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