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Asymptomatic Severe Hypertension

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Family Medicine |  Hypertension |  Patient Experience & Needs |  Primary Care
Robert McNab, DO, FACP, FACOI
58 Minutes
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This presentation is an update of the latest world literature on the topic of Asymptomatic Severe Hypertension and the use of PRN antihypertensives.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the impact of Severe Acute Hypertension on patient populations.
  • Understand the Harms associated with PRN anti-hypertensive use.
  • Understand the benefits of a more targeted strategy of matching individual patient risks to their blood pressure in the treatment decision-making process

Accreditation Statement:
The event has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) through the joint providership of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) and Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine. MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA (Allopathic) Credit Designation:
MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this 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.

AOA (Osteopathic) Credit Designation:
MAOPS is accredited by the AOA to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME Credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Planning Committee:
The KCU CME Committee members serve as the CME Planning Committee for this conference. Membership of the committee includes faculty and staff from KCU and may include physicians from local communities. Members of the committee are listed on the KCU CME webpage at

Each of the members of the Conference Planning Committee discloses that the relevant parties have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation, including no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this program. Speaker disclosures are included within each bio and will also be shown at the beginning of each presentation.

Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to
MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



Robert McNab, DO, FACP, FACOI's Profile

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Vice President of Medical Education

Freeman Health Systems

Dr. Robert McNab is a practicing Internist in Joplin, MO. He has a passion for medical education. As such he serves as Vice President of Medical Education for Freeman Health Systems.  In this role he manages the educational needs of 50 resident doctors and 120 core medical students. Further, he has served as the program director of Internal medicine for Freeman Health Systems since 2012.

Dr. McNab serves as the director of COVID care for Freeman Health system, managing both an isolation ICU unit and a step-down unit devoted to the care of COVID patients.

Dr. McNab is a 2002 graduate of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience. He holds fellowships from both the ACOI and the ACP.

Dr. McNab believes firmly that healthy lifestyles are the foundations of good health. His medical practice and educational focus reflect this.

Dr. McNab has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Dr. McNab  can be contacted at