Pediatric Hypertension – PediaCast CME 015

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION

Dr Hiren Patel visits the PediaCast Studio to talk about pediatric hypertension. Blood pressures are on the rise, mirroring the increase in childhood obesity. We discuss the longterm morbidity of this condition, along with diagnostic criteria, a practical work-up, management strategies and prevention efforts. We hope you can join us!

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TOPIC
Pediatric Hypertension

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Hiren Patel
Chief of Nephrology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Nephrology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
PediatricHypertension.org
Fourth Report on Pediatric Hypertension

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Define pediatric hypertension, including its diagnostic criteria.
  2. Differentiate between primary and secondary hypertension and develop a work-up plan aimed at determining the cause.
  3. Formulate a management strategy for the pediatric patient presenting with hypertension.
  4. Counsel families on ways to prevent pediatric hypertension in high-risk patients.

 

DISCLOSURES
No one in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
June 8, 2016

EXPIRATION DATE
June 8, 2019

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.

Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:

Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

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