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CME ACTIVITY OVERVIEW

This topic focuses on the benefits of delivering care to patients with hypertension using a multidisciplinary team approach. Strategies for success and roles for team members (including patients) are discussed.

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to 

  • Assemble and train appropriate members of a hypertension-management team
  • Explain advantages of a team approach to reducing blood pressure levels

Author: Suzanne Oparil, MD
Medical Writers: Anne Greenberg, Rick McGuire
Editor-in-Chief: Zalman S. Agus, MD

Original Date of Release: February 5, 2011
Last Review Date: July 1, 2011
Expiration Date:  July 1, 2014

Estimated Time to Complete: 30 minutes

Amount of credit: Maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Accreditation: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Supported, in part, by educational grants from Abbott Laboratories,  Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., Genentech, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Lilly USA LLC, and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.

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