Improving Blood Pressure Control in Community Health Centers
Date(s): September 9, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST
Please join the WVPCA along with Dr. Matt Weimer, Chief Medical Officer at Valley Health Systems, Brett Wellman, FNP-C, Valley Health Systems, and Johnna Beane, Health Strategies Coordinator from the American Heart Association as they present the Target:BP Program and Million Hearts Initiative. Participants will learn how Valley Health Systems has improved their hypertension control rates by implementing the American Heart Association Programs. Participants will learn about Valley Health Systems redesigned workflow and staff training to improve blood pressure measurement accuracy and much more.
Participants will be able to:
- State the requirements to join the AHA and AMA Target: BP hypertension quality improvement program
- List 3 strategies to be used to improve hypertension control in the health center
- State how partnerships can assist health centers improve hypertension outcomes
CE Information: The WVPCA is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the West Virginia Board of
Nursing (WVPBRN Provider #50-26228). CE credit hours will be available pending final approval.
Target Audience: Providers, QI Staff, Nurses, Medical Assistants and Community Health Workers
Registration closes on September 8 at 12:00 PM EST.
Select "Individual Member" if you have a log in. If you would like to request a log in, please contact Warne Dawkins at the WVPCA at 304.346.0032.
If you do not have a log in, please select "Individual Non-Member."
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Funding: This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant #U58CS06834, entitled State and Regional Primary Care Associations for the amount of $900,880. These funds equal approximately 100% of the funding for this event. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the US Government.