ACC Recognizes High Blood Pressure Education Month and World Hypertension Day
May is High Blood Pressure Education Month and May 17 is World Hypertension Day. High blood pressure—also known as hypertension—is a major risk factor for heart disease. As hypertension remains a challenge to control, innovative strategies to improve patient adherence play a crucial role in patient care. Read a practical article, Prioritizing Health | Hypertension Awareness, Diagnosis, Treatment: A Primer For the Cardiology Community, and learn contemporary approaches to the management of hypertension with the ACC's Overcoming Challenges in Hypertension Management online course. Earn .25 CME/CNE/CPE/MOC credits with a certified patient case, Treatment of Resistant Hypertension: How Low? With What? Stay up to date on the latest guidelines and learn at your own pace with the Overcoming Challenges in Hypertension Management online course.