Hypertension in High Risk Adults, Pregnancy and Children


Recorded Webinar
Hypertension in High Risk Adults, Pregnancy and Children

Presented
Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 7:00pm-8:00pm by
Kelly MacKinnon,  Director of Academic Detailing, Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University; Michelle ten Brinke, Drug evaluation pharmacists, NS Health Authority and Natasha Rodney-Cail, Drug evaluation pharmacists, NS Health Authority

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Free of Charge
This Webinar is Accredited for 1 CEU

Participants will discuss the following topics:

  • Evidence for the diagnostic accuracy of different blood pressure measurements and how these different
    methods compare for diagnosing hypertension.
  • Evidence to treat a target SBP < 120 mmHg in adults with a high risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • Evidence comparing the efficacy and safety of thiazide type vs. thiazide like diuretics.
  • Common antihypertensive medications that should be avoided in pregnancy, and available resources for pregnancy and lactation drug information.
  • The role of ASA and Calcium in preventing preeclampsia.
    Blood pressure measurement and diagnosis of hypertension in children and adolescents.

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