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Why You Should Attend #Hypertension2020

Considered one of the most important medical meetings on this subject in the world, the conference includes oral and poster presentations selected from abstracts submitted by clinical and basic researchers, followed by discussions led by leading authorities. With experts in the fields of hypertension and its relationship to cardiac and kidney disease, stroke, obesity, and genetics, attendees will have the opportunity to connect with cross-disciplinary researchers from around the world.

This meeting also includes several interactive sessions specifically designed to benefit trainees and early career investigators, including a trainee poster session to highlight innovative research and how-to sessions that provide in-depth information about a range of topics related to the study of hypertension as well as The Clinical Practice Clinical Science Track focuses on applying clinical science to the clinician’s practice and the Primary Care Track is a "Meeting within a Meeting" dedicated to practical advice for the Primary Care Provider (PCP) interested in clinical hypertension.

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Joint Accreditation Statements

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians
The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 16.75 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

**AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. Credit will no longer be available to claim after March 10, 2021.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 16.75 contact hours.

**ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after March 10, 2021.

Disclosure Policy

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

2020 Key Dates

2020 Key Dates
Date Event
Feb. 19, 2020 Abstract & Awards Submission Open
April 15, 2020 Registration opens
June 15, 2020 NEW - Abstract submission closes. There is NO Late-Breaking submission period in 2020.
Sept. 10-13, 2020 Hypertension Scientific Sessions - a virtual event

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