Health Literacy: Hypertension Control In African American Populations

This education will highlight the issue of poor health literacy and relate it to elevated hypertension rates, specifically in African American populations. Best practice methods regarding provider-patient conversations will be discussed and additional tools will be provided.

Target Audience

Family Medicine, Primary Care, Emergency Department,  Cardiology

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, learners should be able to:

  1. Explain the impact of hypertension on the African American Population
  2. Identify and analyze contributing factors to the high hypertension rates in the African   American population. 
  3. Describe the best-practice conversational methods to use on patients.  
Additional information
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
Course opens: 
10/04/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty

Course Director - Kristin Bruno, MD; Aurora Health Care

Tera Denk, RN; Aurora Health Care
Alix Carlson: Aurora Health Care

 

Disclousure

The planners and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no financial relationships with any commercial interests to be disclosed.

Accreditation Statement

Advocate Aurora Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

Advocate Aurora Health designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/04/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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