Health Literacy: Hypertension Control In African American Populations
This education will highlight the issue of poor health literacy and relate it to elevated hypertension rates, specifically in African American populations. Best practice methods regarding provider-patient conversations will be discussed and additional tools will be provided.
Family Medicine, Primary Care, Emergency Department, Cardiology
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
- Explain the impact of hypertension on the African American Population
- Identify and analyze contributing factors to the high hypertension rates in the African American population.
- Describe the best-practice conversational methods to use on patients.
Course Director - Kristin Bruno, MD; Aurora Health Care
Tera Denk, RN; Aurora Health Care
Alix Carlson: Aurora Health Care
It is the policy of Aurora Health Care Office of Continuing Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored education activities. All participating faculty, course directors, and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest. All faculty and planning committee members have attested that their financial relationships do not affect their ability to present well-balanced evidence-based content for this activity. Specific disclosure information for each course faculty will be shared with the audience prior to the faculty’s presentation.
No faculty, presenters, planners, or anyone controlling content have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AttendanceAttendance Credit