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Intensifying Treatment to Achieve Blood Pressure Control

Learning Objectives
1. Review recommendations and evidence supporting the use of multiple medication classes for controlling blood pressure (BP)
2. Identify barriers to using multiple medication classes to treat patients with hypertension
3. Discuss how to integrate the use of multiple medication classes into treatment for patients with hypertension, including the use of single-pill combination medications
1 Credit CME

This project aims to utilize a mixed method learning model to host bi-monthly “events”. The Million Hearts Learning Lab is a bi-monthly learning series focused on cardiovascular disease prevention and management topics. The series is open to clinicians, quality improvement, and other interested staff across the country, but with a focus on community health centers. Clinicians may earn 1.0 CME credit per session and up to 5.0 credits for attending the full series through the American Medical Association's Ed Hub. All pre-work and live event links are hosted on NACHC Learning Lab Platform – Confluence, with a link pointing to AMA's Ed Hub to apply for CME Credit.

The format of these events will include:

The expert faculty for the first two events will be the AMA team and for the final three events will be Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs)/health centers in Discovery projects.

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Activity Information

Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this live CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.

If applicable, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

1 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;

1 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;

1 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and

1 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program;

It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.

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