Target: BP: Partnering with Patients using self-measured blood pressure and collaborative communication - Step 3 in Hypertension Control is organized by American Heart Association (AHA).

Release Date: 10/14/2021
Expiration Date: 10/13/2024

Target Audience
• Physicians
• Nurses Practitioners
• Nurses
• Other - Physician Assistants, Quality Improvement Staff, Clinical Care staff, and Medical Assistants

This activity trains physicians, providers and other care team members registered for the AHA/AMA joint Target: BP™ initiative, on the “Partner with patients, families, and communities” component of the AMA MAP Quality Improvement Framework. MAP stands for Measure Accurately, Act Rapidly, and Partner with Patients.

Learning Objectives:
At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
• Describe evidence-based use of self-measured blood pressure (SMBP)and best practices for engaging patients in self-management of their blood pressure.
• Recognize importance and how to employ evidence-based collaborative communication strategies with patients with hypertension.
• Access available supporting tools and resources to support use of SMBP and collaborative communication strategies.


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