Home Study Details

    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast


    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Wednesday, January 30, 2019

    Offline Date

    Saturday, January 30, 2021

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Friday, July 30, 2021

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse



    • Overview

      High blood pressure affects millions of patients in the United States and is a commonly encountered disease-state in the healthcare arena. With the role of a pharmacist expanding to include additional clinical functions such as medication therapy management and collaborative practice, it is essential that an evidence-based approach is taken when assessing patients as well as evaluating and optimizing pharmacotherapy regimens. New guidelines are available to help guide the assessment and treatment of patients with high blood pressure; therefore, it is imperative that clinicians have the ability to assess and apply them when contributing to the implementation and monitoring of patient-specific drug regimens for high blood pressure management.


      • Slide Document :   18092H01_6pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   18092H01_2pp.pdf

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    • Pharmacist

      Explain the background of high blood pressure including classification and measurement
      Analyze and interpret recommendations from the 2017 High Blood Pressure Clinical Practice Guideline
      Evaluate and design patient-specific pharmacotherapy plans to optimize outcomes for patients with high blood pressure

      Pharmacy Technician

      Interpret the 2017 High Blood Pressure Clinical Practice Guideline
      Recognize the treatment options for high blood pressure
      Describe the classification of high blood pressure


      Describe the classification of high blood pressure
      Interpret the 2017 High Blood Pressure Clinical Practice Guideline
      Recognize the treatment options for high blood pressure
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-092-H01-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-18-092-H01-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-18-092-H01-N

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.

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