Management of Hypertension and the Use of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

Introduction:

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
Course opens: 
05/10/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Cost:
$10.00
Rating: 
0

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.
 

FACULTY DISCLOSURES:

 

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


 

Available Credit

  • 0.75 Contact hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/10/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2021

Price

Cost:
$10.00
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