Giving Careers Education
Information Only: The BP is High...Now What?
Dr. Daniel Feig, from Texas Children's, addresses the importance of hypertension screening in children, diagnosis, management, and the latest research on pediatric hypertension.

Learner Objectives:
  • Describe the diagnosis and management of hypertension in children
  • Explain the importance of screening for and managing hypertension in children and adolescents, including prevention of target organ damage, mitigation of long-term cardiovascular risk, and amelioration of the neurocognitive impact of high blood pressure
  • Describe new findings form the study of hypertension in children and their implications for both children and adults
Audience: Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, Healthcare Professionals
Release Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Retire Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013
Course Materials:
Daniel Feig, Md, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Renal Section, Baylore College of Medicine
Chief, Hypertension Clinic
Texas Children's
Houston, Texas

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