Saturday, September 20, 2014 | Albuquerque, NM

Hypertension SAM Working Group

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Review hypertension management strategies in this Self-Assessment Module CME applicable to Part II of the ABFM MC-FP process.
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Saturday, September 20, 2014
1:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa
Albuquerque (Santa Ana Pueblo), NM

To register by fax or mail, download the registration form.(1 page PDF)

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Easily fulfill the knowledge assessment portion of the SAM process with one-day, topic-specific sessions that simplify the ABFM’s MC-FP Part II requirement.

About the Course

  • Review 60 core competency questions with experienced family physician faculty, and decide the best answer with your colleagues.
  • The AAFP reports your answers directly to the ABFM on your behalf.
  • Earn CME by completing the SAM process*.

*This working group is designed to help you fulfill the knowledge assessment portion of the SAM process. No CME is awarded. Completion of the clinical simulation on the ABFM website is required within one year of attending this working group in order to finish the SAM process and receive CME credit. A separate fee to the ABFM will apply.

Course Details

Registration Fee

AAFP Members:  $195$235
AAFP New Physician Members: 
AAFP Resident Members: 

*Early bird fee available for registrations completed on or before August 18, 2014.

Early Bird Discount | AAFP members and nonmembers: $40; new physicians and residents: $30.
Discount applied to completed registration on or before the early bird registration date.

Hotel Information

Contact the hotel directly to make arrangements for your accommodations during this course.

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa
1300 Tuyuna Trail
Santa Ana Pueblo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 867-1234

Rate: $189 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- August 18, 2014

AAFP CME in Albuquerque

Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP. 

About Hotel Reservations
  • Reservations made after August 18, 2014, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa guarantees reservation by credit card and will not be charged prior to arrival date.
  • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 72 hours prior to arrival.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this SAM, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge in:

  • Pharmacologic management of hypertension
  • Nonpharmacologic management of hypertension
  • Diagnosis and risk stratification of the hypertensive patient
  • Recognition and management of hypertensive crisis
  • Recognition and evaluation of the secondary causes of hypertension
  • Management of hypertension in the patient with comorbid illness
  • Management of hypertension in special populations


Ben Gersh, MD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Psychiatry , Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Ricky Watson, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Assistant Program Director, Department of Family Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carlolina

Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the syllabus one week before the course, and a hard copy syllabus available onsite. Additional information and instruction will be provided by email.

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Hypertension SAM Working Group
Saturday, September 20, 2014