Rx Essentials: Hypertension Prescribing Update


Acclaimed clinician-educator and pharmacology expert Dr. Margaret A. Fitzgerald presents the latest information on hypertension management in this case-based course that incorporates the recommendations from the ACC/AHA and JNC-8 hypertension guidelines.

Focusing on choosing antihypertensive medications, Dr. Fitzgerald highlights the rationale for therapeutic choices to reduce the risk of hypertensive target organ damage and discusses the management of comorbid conditions.

Specifically, Dr. Fitzgerald will help you:

  • Select the most appropriate treatment
  • Develop a hypertension management plan to avoid the most serious clinical consequences
  • Manage difficult-to-treat hypertension in older adults and in patients with comorbid conditions
  • Recognize and develop appropriate plan of care for hypertensive urgency or hypertensive emergency