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What You Need to Know About the 2017 ACC AHA Hypertension Guideline Update UPDATED!

Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 2-A Credit

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IOA - Indiana
Daniel M Gelfman, MD, MD
40 Minutes
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In this lecture, Dr. Gelfman discusses the new hypertension guideline for lowering blood pressure.

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand that lifestyle modifications are key.
  • Understand how to use AOBP in their offices to measure blood pressure.
  • Understand that there always will be a need to measure blood pressure especially in patients who are over the age of 75 and who are frail.
  • Understand that the blood pressure treatment goal depends on overall cardiovascular risk, medication side effects, and patient adherence to therapy.

Accreditation Statement:
The Indiana Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of .75 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy:
It is the policy of the IOA that any physician dissatisfied with the CME program will be issued a refund upon request, and no CME credits will be reported to the AOA.  Complaints on Evaluation Forms also are taken into consideration when planning future CME programs and may lead to changes in the format or content.





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Dr. Gelfman joined the clinical faculty at Marian University in Indianapolis, IN, in August of 2014 part-time and became full-time in August of 2015 as an associate professor at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MUCOM) in Indianapolis, IN. He earned his bachelor's degree in biochemistry in 1977 and his medical degree in 1981 both at the University of Wisconsin, in Madison, WI. Dr. Gelfman then went on to the Virginia Commonweatth University (VCU) Medical Center in Richmond, VA, where he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine, served as chief medical resident, and then completed a fellowship in invasive cardiology in 1987. He is board certified in both internal medicine and cardiology and is a fellow of the American Society of Physicians, American College of Cardiology, and the American Society of Echocardiography. Since 1987, Dr. Gelfman has been a full-time practicing cardiologist as well as and a teacher on a volunteer basis, until joining Marian University in 2014. He came to Indiana in 1993 to join the St. Vincent Cardiology team and still practices as a volunteer physician at various free medical clinics in the greater Indianapolis area. He was in a private cardiology practice for 29 years. 

Dr. Gelfman 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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