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Mudgee Medico Masterclass - Hypertension: Such an exciting topic it elevates my blood pressure! (Mudgee)

Date: 25-07-2019 18:30:00 to 20:30

Date & Time:     

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 6:30pm-8:30pm 


Mudgee Medical Centre, Mudgee


Erica Gilbert - T: (02) 6813 0916 E:

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

This education session will be a case-based exploration of the best ways to measure blood pressure, best agents for blood pressure, signs that there may be a secondary cause for high blood pressure, best work-up for secondary causes and latest evidence about management of secondary courses.

Presenter: Dr James Collett, Renal Physician

Target Audience: GPs, Registrars and Medical Students


  • 6.30pm - Registration/Light Refreshments (provided)
  • 6.55pm - Welcome
  • 7.00pm - Education Presentation and Case Study Discussion
  • 8.00pm - Interactive Discussion/Q and A
  • 8.30pm - Evaluation and Close

Learning Outcomes:

  • Define blood pressure targets, have a reproducible way of measuring blood pressure, and have a logical, stepped approach to pharmacological management of hypertension
  • Recongise red flags for secondary causes of hypertension
  • Discuss the latest evidence guiding treatment in the different causes of secondary hypertension and develop an approach to appropriate work-up and referral
  • Follow guidelines for blood pressure control and their role in reducing burden of disease in the community

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