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Treatment of Hypertension
Author: Mary Linda Cuddy, Pharm.D.

Hypertension affects approximately 50 million individuals in the U.S. This article will briefly discuss the pharmacology of the agents listed in the Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7).

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify drugs used in hypertension
2. Understand the mechanisms of action of drugs used in hypertension.
3. Understand the adverse effects and drug interactions of drugs used in hypertension.
4. Know how to manage and avoid the adverse effects and drug interactions of drugs used in hypertension.


Post-Test Requires 80% for Passing Grade

PLEASE NOTE: These are online CE courses. Nothing will be mailed to you. Once you have registered and paid for a course, return to www.napnes.org/etraining, log-in, navigate to the course for which you paid to read the course, take the post test and print your certificates. There are no refunds for online courses.
Course available through 31 Dec 2025

Number of lessons: 11
Course time (min): none
Test: on
Cost: $8.00 USD

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