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.
Family Medicine, Primary Care, Emergency Department, Cardiology
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
- Explain the impact of hypertension on the African American Population
- Identify and analyze contributing factors to the high hypertension rates in the African American population.
- Describe the best-practice conversational methods to use on patients.
Course Director - Kristin Bruno, MD; Aurora Health Care
Tera Denk, RN; Aurora Health Care
Alix Carlson: Aurora Health Care
The planners and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no financial relationships with any commercial interests to be disclosed.
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.
- 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 AttendanceAttendance Credit