A Review of Pharmacologic Therapies for Hypertension and Dyslipidemias in People with Diabetes
The goal of this course is to help health care professionals understand and educate their patients regarding pharmacologic therapies for hypertension and/or dyslipidemia.

Course Publication Date: July 12, 2012

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera RNC, BS, CDE
Course No:PTHD020612
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
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NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2014.

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the rationale for treatment of dyslipidemia and hypertension in people with diabetes.
  • State the categories of pharmacotherapies used to treat hypertension and dyslipidemia.
  • Identify treatment set points and goals for drug therapy related to hypertension and dyslipidemia in persons with diabetes.
  • Discuss guidelines for the treatment of hypertension and dyslipidemia.
  • Determine the stage of hypertension based on the person’s systolic and diastolic blood pressure.


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