Recent Advances in the Treatment of Hypertensive Emergencies
Pamela L. Smithburger, PhD, Sandra L. Kane-Gill, PhD, MSc {AQ1}, Breanne L. Nester, PhD, Amy L. Seybert, PhD
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Define hypertensive crisis.
  • Describe the initial goal of treatment in hypertensive emergencies.
  • Discuss the mechanism of action, onset of action, duration of action, adverse effects, dosage and administration of clevidipine.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: C1053
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 10/1/2014


Recent Advances in the Treatment of Hypertensive Emergencies

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