Nov 15th Grand Rounds “Pediatric Hypertension: Changes with Ambulatory BP Monitoring (ABPM) and Program Development”

When Nov 15, 2019
from 08:00 AM to 09:00 AM
Where Medical School "B" Building - Room B302
Contact Phone 502.629.8828
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Siddharth Shah, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant Program
Division of Nephrology
Department of Pediatrics
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

Learning Objectives: 1) Examine the changing trends in Pediatric Hypertension; 2) Discuss the new BP tables, staging, diagnostics and goals of management as per AAP’s 2017 CP guidelines on Pediatric HTN; 3) What is ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) and understand the expanded role of ABPM in diagnosis and management of Pediatric HTN? 4) What has changed with ABPM for our patients? 5) Discuss quality metrics to develop Hypertension Program and improve BP management standards in Pediatric Population.