This session reviews the revised recommendations for the treatment of hypertension from the Joint National Committee (JNC 8) Guidelines and discusses specific antihypertensive medications and newer therapies.
Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: • Review physiologic blood pressure regulation. • Summarize the new JNC 8 hypertension guidelines. • Review specific medications, including newer therapies.
PhD, CRNP, ANP-BC,
Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist and Manager,
Roxborough Memorial Hospital
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10/19/18 10:53 pm
I really enjoyed this session as I see many patients with blood pressure issues from varying problems, mainly diabetes or renal failure. I sometimes get confused as to what the Ace inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, and beta blockers are so we had our pharmacist make up a list for us. I do know that we always give our beta blockers before any procedure the patients go down for, so having a list is very helpful when preparing our patient for surgery or any other procedure.