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Million Hearts Learning Lab: Intensifying Treatment to Achieve Blood Pressure Control

The Million Hearts Learning Lab is a bi-monthly learning series focused on cardiovascular disease prevention and management topics. The series is open to clinicians, quality improvement, and other interested staff across the country, but with a focus on community health centers. Clinicians may earn 1.0 CME credit per session and up to 5.0 credits for attending the full series through the American Medical Association’s EdHub. Click here for the full curriculum.

Speakers: Michael Rakotz, MD, FAHA, FAAHP, Vice President, Health Outcomes, American Medical Association & Neha Sachdev, MD, Director of Health Systems Relationships, American Medical Association

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how to apply key recommendations from the 2017 ACC/AHA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults
  • Discuss benefits of treatment intensification for achieving blood pressure control, including the use of single pill combination therapy
  • Identify causes of therapeutic inertia and practical tips for mitigating it


dateNovember 17, 2021 14:00:00