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Hypertension Case Studies With Single-Pill Combinations

  • Authors: Bryan Williams, MD, FRCP, FESC, FMedSci; Alta E. Schutte, PhD, FESC, FRRSAf, ISHF; Konstantinos Tsioufis, MD, FESC, FACC
  • CPD Released: 9/9/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/9/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Non-US Physicians - maximum of 0.50 CPD

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US cardiologists, primary care physicians, and nephrologists.

The goal of this activity is that clinicians will be better able to select appropriate first-line, single-pill combinations for treatment of hypertension.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Guidelines for management of hypertension
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Selecting first-line, single-pill combinations for treatment of hypertension
    • Application of treatment strategies in the management of hypertension


Disclosures

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All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Faculty

  • Bryan Williams, MD, FRCP, FESC, FMedSci

    Chair of Medicine, University College London (UCL)
    Director, NIHR UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre
    Director of Research, UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    National Institute for Health Research Senior Investigator Emeritus
    London, United Kingdom

    Disclosures

    Bryan Williams, MD, FRCP, FESC, FMedSci, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Boehringer Ingelheim; Daiichi Sankyo; Menarini; Novartis; Pfizer; Servier 

  • Alta E. Schutte, PhD, FESC, FRRSAf, ISHF

    SHARP Professor and Principal Theme Lead of Cardiac, Vascular and Metabolic Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine and Health at UNSW 
    Sydney, Australia
    Professorial Fellow
    George Institute for Global Health
    Newtown NSW, Australia

    Disclosures

    Alta E. Schutte, PhD, FESC, FRRSAf, ISHF, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Abbott; Aktiia; Sanofi; Servier; Sun Pharma

  • Konstantinos Tsioufis, MD, FESC, FACC

    Professor of Cardiology
    Director of 1st Cardiology Clinic
    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
    Hippokration Hospital Greece
    Athens, Greece

    Disclosures

    Konstantinos Tsioufis, MD, FESC, FACC, has no relevant financial relationships.

Editor

  • Grace O’Malley, PhD

    Associate Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC
     

    Disclosures

    Grace O’Malley, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 0.50 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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CPD

Hypertension Case Studies With Single-Pill Combinations

Authors: Bryan Williams, MD, FRCP, FESC, FMedSci; Alta E. Schutte, PhD, FESC, FRRSAf, ISHF; Konstantinos Tsioufis, MD, FESC, FACCFaculty and Disclosures

CPD Released: 9/9/2022

Valid for credit through: 9/9/2023

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