The article, “Pediatric Hypertension- Pearls for Diagnosis” was authored by Mohammad Ilyas, MD and Asad Tolaymat, MD and has been approved for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.TM
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Mohammad Ilyas, MD Assistant Professor, of Pediatric Nephrology/Rheumatology, College of Medicine University of Florida, Jacksonville and Asad Tolaymat, MD, Professor and Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology.
1. Understand that childhood hypertension prevalence is increasing, particularly in overweight and obese children.
2. Understand that early detection and management of childhood hypertension can prevent or minimize the long-term sequelae.
3. Understand the role of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor (ABPM) in the management of childhood hypertension.
CME Credit Eligibility:
A minimum passing grade of 70% must be achieved. Only one re-take opportunity will be granted.
Mohammad Ilyas, MD and Asad Tolaymat, MD report no significant relations to disclose, financial or otherwise with any commercial supporter or product manufacturer associated with this activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
St. Vincent’s Healthcare (SVHC) requires speakers, faculty, CME Committee and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this educations activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly evaluated by SVHC for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the presentation and educational materials used as basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
Joint Sponsorship Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of St. Vincent’s Healthcare and the Duval County Medical Society. St. Vincent’s Healthcare designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.TM