University of Chicago Visiting Professor Series: Blood Pressure Treatment Targets for Hypertension

Chicago, IL US
May 2, 2018
The American College of Cardiology released updated guidelines that have shifted blood pressure treatment targets. They have also focused on new measurement modalities as well as therapy goals. This presentation will review the new guidelines and focus on the new changes as well as treatment options.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in blood pressure treatment.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • List the new American College of Cardiology guidelines for blood pressure treatment targets;
  • Describe how new blood pressure measurement data affects outpatient monitoring;
  • Discuss targeted therapies and treatment options for patients in the context of these new guidelines.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Brooke Hernandez
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
05/02/2018 - 4:30pm
Event ends: 
05/02/2018 - 5:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
One Medical
415 N LaSalle Drive
Chicago, IL 60654
United States

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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Brooke Hernandez at 773-702-0335 or via email at

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Ankur Shah, MD
  Clinical Associate of Medicine
  Heart & Vascular Center

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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