Academic- Hypertension Management Challenges


Hypertension is a complex disease that can result in target organ damage when untreated or poorly controlled. Dr. Fitzgerald will help you learn how to diagnose and choose the best treatment option for patients with challenging hypertension.

Dr. Fitzgerald will help you learn to:

  • Describe the clinical consequences of hypertension (HTN)
  • Identify antihypertensive medications and HTN goals in patients with compelling indications for use, in patients with selected comorbid conditions, and in the older adult
  • Recognize hypertensive urgency and hypertensive emergency
  • Implement the appropriate plan of care for a person who presents with hypertensive urgency or hypertensive emergency