group for Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds - 01/12/2023

Thursday, January 12, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Hybrid Attendance:

Research Bldg. 6, 1.206 Auditorium




Hania Kassem, MD, FASN
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Associate Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Home Dialysis Program

“Updates in Hypertension Management”

Objectives: At this conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Review some of the recent evidence in HTN management.
  2. Review the most recent recommendations in defining and managing resistant HTN.
  3. Discuss special considerations in the CKD/ESRD patients.

Target Audience and Needs: Internal Medicine faculty, staff, registered nurses, residents, fellows, students, and internists specializing in Allergy & Immunology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Geriatrics, Hematology & Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Palliative Care, Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, and Rheumatology need to be regularly updated with new research and guidelines regarding the evaluation and management of medical disorders and implement them in clinical practice to enhance the quality of patient care and improve patient outcomes.

Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussion.

Activity Evaluation: Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Financial Disclosure: The following are reports of relationships with commercial interests by those individuals who are in the position to control the content of this activity.

Dr. Kassem does not have financial disclosures to provide.

Accreditation/Credit Designation: The University of Texas Medical Branch is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Medical Branch designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Everyone is welcome.


Event Information

Grand Rounds - 01/12/2023
, 2023 - -
Hybrid Attendance: Research Bldg. 6, 1.206 Auditorium or Zoom:
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Casey Sendejas