This session reviews the latest JNC guidelines for treating hypertension in adults. Emphasis is placed on what’s new/what’s changed, and implications for primary care. In addition, challenges in treating older adults with hypertension is discussed.
Contact hours available until 9/20/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: • Review the changes made in the published JNC 8 guideline for managing high BP for adults. • Discuss challenges in treating older adults with hypertension. • Apply the new JNC8 treatment guidelines to a case study.