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From 530pm until 830pm
At Worthy Brewing
Join Central Oregon Advanced Practice Providers (COAPP), your local NP & PA organization, for a CME on Hypertension: An Updated Review with Mark Backus, MD.
COAPP welcomes ALL community health care professionals to attend our educational events and become members of our professional organization. Become a member here: www.centraloregonadvancedpractice.org
Learning objectives are as follows:
Review CCO hypertension metric specifications
Explain the implications of the SPRINT blood pressure study and new American Heart Association guidelines
Illustrate the proper body position for taking blood pressure
Identify ways for providers to improve blood pressure control
Share strategies for clinics to improve blood pressure control
Describe how to identify patients who require referral or special testing for their hypertension
Continuing medical education credits: 1
Location: Worthy Brewing
Mark Backus, MD, FACP is a graduate of Stanford undergraduate and Duke University Medical School, and has been in private practice for over 20 years. He has given his blood pressure talk to hundreds of clinicians, with consistently positive feedback. His emphasis is on practical knowledge to make it easier to care for patients, to ensure you will walk away with useful information.
ACCREDITATION: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation prerequirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of St. Charles Health System and the Central Oregon Advanced Practice Providers (COAPP). St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.St. Charles Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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