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312 - Uncontrolled Hypertension in Primary Care

‐ Apr 25, 2013 8:15am

Hypertension remains the leading cause of preventable death. So why is it inadequately controlled in the primary care clinic? This session focuses on a project based on evidence designed to evaluate whether shared medical appointments that use motivational interviewing with goal setting and self-management skills can lead to better blood pressure outcome through the traditional medical approach.

Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


  • Recognize the relationship of patient self-management to improve medical outcomes.
  • Identify the importance of health coaching to enhance patient self-management skills.
  • Describe the application of two health coaching tools in a shared medical appointment setting.


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