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Review of ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines


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

Average Rating:
   114
State Associations:
TOMA - Texas
Faculty:
Craig Boudreaux, DO
Duration:
59 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

This presentation will provide a review of the ACC/AHA 2017 Hypertension Guidelines presented with a bit of historical reference to JNC guidelines and a rationale for embracing a more comprehensive approach to the management of hypertension.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Review the epidemiology of hypertension
  2. Identify considerations for secondary causes of hypertension
  3. Provide a brief history of JNC Hypertension guidelines and the rationale for alternative guidelines
  4. Present an evidence-based rationale for ACC/AHA guidelines

Statement of Accreditation
The Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. TOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy
All grievances may be directed to TOMA's Executive Director at toma@txosteo.org. All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

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SHSU-COM


Craig Boudreaux, DO is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Medical Director at Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (SHSU-COM). Dr. Boudreaux joined the faculty in 2019 and participates in curriculum development and clinical practice development as Medical Director of SHSU Physicians.  

After receiving his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1996, Dr. Boudreaux completed a three year residency in Family Medicine at The University of Texas Medical Branch - Family Medicine Residency in Conroe Texas where he served the indigent patient population of Montgomery County, Texas.   

Subsequent to residency, Dr. Boudreaux joined and became part owner at Village Medical Center, a thriving primary care practice in The Woodlands Texas.  After a successful 20 year career serving a large patient population in The Woodlands, Dr. Boudreaux felt compelled to make an impact on a more regional level and to return to his roots as an osteopathic physician from East Texas.  In that vein, he sought to provide a supportive role in the effort to build SHSU-COM whose mission is to provide support for the medically underserved areas of East Texas.  

Dr. Boudreaux is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.   

Dr. Boudreaux 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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