Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
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John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19713

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Katherine W. Smith, MD, MPH
Delaware Academy of Medicine and the Delaware Public Health Association

Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians and the Delaware Academy of Medicine. The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

 Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Focus on Hypertension 2019 

Focus on Hypertension 2019 will provide clinicians with the most up-to-date strategies and therapeutic goals for the prevention, diagnosis and control of hypertension and cardiovascular co-morbidities.  

Cardiologists, family practitioners, general internists, nephrologists, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, and other subspecialists are invited to attend.

Working Agenda

7:30 - 7:55 am - Breakfast / Registration

7:55 - 8:00 am - Welcome Remarks

8:00 - 9:00 am - Grand Rounds: Traditional and Unconventional Blood Pressure Measurement: New Approaches to Making Waves 
Jordana Cohen, MD, MSCE

9:00 - 10:00 am - Controlling the Hormonal Basis of Hypertension
Debbie Cohen, MD

10:00 - 10:15 am - Break

10:15 - 11:15 am - Panel Discussion: Unusual Case Presentations
Moderator: Arun Malhotra, MD
Debbie Cohen, MD
Jordana Cohen, MD, MSCE
Valerie Rebmann, NP
Anju Yadav, MD
William Dahms, DO, FASN

11:15 - 12:15 pm - Resistant Hypertension: Evaluation and Management
Anju Yadav, MD

12:15 - 12:30 pm - Break / Pick up lunch

12:30 - 1:00 pm - Hypertension in Obesity
Jordana Cohen, MD

1:00 - 1:30 pm - Approach to Hypertension (The Nephrologist's Perspective)
William Dahms, DO, FASN

1:30 pm -Adjourn