Accreditation Information

Direct Accreditation:

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Objectives

1. Discuss the history and current status of the DotHouse Health home blood pressure monitoring program.
2. Discuss DotHouse Health home blood pressure monitoring program data from 2016 through 2018 for those patients referred for hypertension diagnosis confirmation and those refereed for medication therapy evaluation.
3. Describe the 2018-2019 PIC Hypertension project results and on-going implementation in order to expand resources for clinicians to assist with high blood pressure management at DotHouse Health.

Target Audience

Primary care providers in the Family Medicine department at Dot House Health

Faculty Disclosure

Faculty, Planning Committee and CME Administrator disclosure statement:

Michelle Jacobs, Speaker, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Amy Baron, Co-Course Director, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Caroline Pahk, Course Director, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Sakina Flint, Program Manager, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty disclosure of off-label use:

Faculty member does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Faculty disclosure policy:

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals, and their spouses/partners, involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.