Pediatric Hypertension – PediaCast CME 015
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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This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Define pediatric hypertension, including its diagnostic criteria.
- Differentiate between primary and secondary hypertension and develop a work-up plan aimed at determining the cause.
- Formulate a management strategy for the pediatric patient presenting with hypertension.
- Counsel families on ways to prevent pediatric hypertension in high-risk patients.
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Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
June 8, 2016
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.
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Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
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