Resistant Hypertension

November 3rd, 2017 - November 3rd, 2020
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Resistant Hypertension.

One should understand the definition of resistant hypertension as well as the initial workup of resistant hypertension leading up to referral to a specialist for workup of secondary causes.  Learners should be able to appropriately determine true resistant hypertension, perform initial evaluation and
management. They should have a preliminary understanding of causes of secondary hypertension and when it is appropriate to refer to a specialist for further evaluation and management.

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Dates and Times

End Date: 11/3/2020


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DEFINE resistant hypertension; UNDERSTAND the causes of secondary hypertension and workup; DIAGNOSE resistant hypertension, identify those who require screening for secondary workup; and UNDERSTAND appropriate testing and management of resistant hypertension and secondary hypertension.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Blood pressure targets
  • Common causes of resistant hypertension

Webcasts Files

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Resistant Hypertension - 2


Resistant Hypertension - 4


Disclosure Information for Planning Committee Members and Speakers



  • Dr. Christopher Chiu, MD
    • Resistant Hypertension
  • Ms. Rima Kang, MD
    • Resistant Hypertension


The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.