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Hypertension Updates

Total Credits: .75 including 0.75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Cardiology |  Cardiovascular Disease |  Family Medicine |  Internal Medicine |  MAOPS |  Primary Care
Adam Whaley-Connell, DO
44 Minutes
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Hypertension, where are we . . . now?

Goals & Objectives:

  • Identify barriers in the treatment of hypertension in the primary care setting.
  • Diagram the main difference in JNC8 as compared to prior guidelines. 
  • Identify indications for the workup for secondary causes of hypertension.

The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 0.75 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.




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Dr. Whaley-Connell is the Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development and a staff physician at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital.  He is also Professor of Medicine in the division of nephrology and hypertension at the University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine.  Dr. Whaley-Connell earned his DO degree at KCU College of Osteopathic Medicine and then completed his residency at the University of Missouri in Columbia in internal medicine where he was chief resident.  He then completed a nephrology fellowship at the University of Missouri.  

Dr. Whaley-Connell discloses that he/has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

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