Management of Hypertension and the Use of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring


This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 0.75 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0.25 is pharmacology.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Define diagnosis and types of hypertension with pharmacologic management.
  • Describe when and how to use ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in pediatric patients.
  • Recognize the role APRNs have in starting and implementing an ABPM program.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 Contact hours
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Christine Burke, PPCNP-BC: Nephrology Nurse Practitioner, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Del.
Joshua Zaritsky, MD, PhD: Chief of the Division of Nephrology, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Del.



Dr. Zaritsky and Ms. Burke have no relevant financial relationships to disclose



Available Credit

  • 0.75 Contact hours


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