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Course Director

Anthony Fernandez
Anthony Fernandez, MD, PhD

Director of Medical Dermatology
Department of Dermatology
Department of Anatomic Pathology
Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Faculty

George Thomas
George Thomas, MD

Department of Nephrology and Hypertension
Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Accredited by

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education

Course Description

After completing this case the reader should be able to:
1. Recognize patients with resistant hypertension and identify factors associated with true resistance and pseudo-resistance.
2. Define true resistant hypertension, as established by guidelines.
3. Describe methods to exclude pseudo-resistant hypertension from the diagnosis.
4. Apply management principles to the appropriate treatment of resistant hypertension.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2019-Apr-22
Expiration Date:2022-Apr-22
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free

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