Council on Hypertension
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The mission of the Council on Hypertension is "to foster excellence in hypertension research and education" in order to achieve the American Heart Association’s goal “to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives."
Curt D. Sigmund, PhD, FAHA
Chair, Council on Hypertension
Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2021Sept. 27–29, 2021
A Virtual Event
Test your clinical assessment and critical thinking skills as you evaluate and manage patients with hypertension (HTN) based on newly released 2017 guidelines. In this set of 2 simulations, you will be immersed in a screen-based virtual environment where you will interact with a life-like virtual patient, complete with dynamic monitoring, dialoguing, diagnostic testing, drugs, intervention options and performance debriefing.
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The method for applying for funding is Web-based, using our electronic system, ProposalCentral.
Hypertension is one of 11 AHA journals. It represents the Councils on HBPR and KCVD, in cooperation with the Inter-American Society of Hypertension.
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The Council on Hypertension fosters the development of early career professionals, including research scientists and clinicians.
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This risk calculator tool is used to calculate your patients’ risk for heart disease and stroke using the 2018 ACC/AHA guidelines.
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Nov. 13–15, 2021
Boston, MA + Virtual
February 9–11, 2022
New Orleans, LA + Virtual