Grand Rounds 2017.11.07

Speaker: Dr. Marcel Ruzicka, Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital

Role of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in diagnosis and management of hypertension

Educational Objectives:

1. Recognize that hypertension (HTN) is highly prevalent and has adverse vascular outcomes.

2. Understand the utilization of 24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) for diagnosis and management of HTN in Canada.

3. Explain the deficiencies of office BP measurements versus advantages of 24-hour ABPM with regards to diagnosis and management of HTN.

4. Discuss the relevance of 24-hour ABPM for diagnosis and management of White-coat HTN, Masked HTN, Labile HTN, and impaired Nocturnal patterns of BP.

THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL- General Auditorium

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

  • 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

(Video-linked to the Civic Amphitheatre, Riverside Amphitheatre, Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital 320Y)

Note:  This Grand Rounds presentation will be webcasted live and archived.

The Ottawa Hospital Medical Grand Rounds is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa. Phone no. for OTN participants during question period is 613-798-5555 x 78900.

Breakfast will be provided.

THANK YOU- Dept. of Medicine Education Fund