Friday, September 16, 2016 - Sunday, September 17, 2017 12:00 AM
At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Describe the pathophysiology of common causes of resistant hypertension
- Recall the important role played by the steriod hormone, aldosterone
- Explain the pathophysiology of hypertension as it occurs in African Americans
- Detect that the treatment of hypertension, resistant hypertension in particular, should be directed or targeted to pathophysiology as opposed to empirical treatment approaches
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Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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