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Patient Case 1: Suzanne is a 38 yo obese (BMI = 34) female recently seen for an MTM visit at your pharmacy through the WPQC program due to her concern after recently being diagnosed with diabetes. At that visit, her blood pressure in the pharmacy was found to be 142/86 mmHg.
Today's visit reveals that she does not smoke, drinks 1 glass of red wine/day, and does not exercise formally. Her diet consists of whatever she can get on the tablet quickly for her family while also working full time and serving on her school's PTO. Read moreShe is not on any medications for her blood pressure and today it is 155/91 mmHg.
Patient Case 2:
John is a 46 yo patient on Medicaid who presents at your pharmacy for a CMR evaluation through the WPQC program. He is a known smoker that has both HTN and hyperlipidemia and is on the following medications: Pravastatin 10 mg QHS HCTZ 25 mg Qday Atenolol 50 mg QdayMedical Records: Total Chol = 227; LDL = 142; Trig = 261; HDL = 33 K+ = 3.6; SCr = 0.85 Fasting Blood Sugar = 119 mg/dLBP during the CMR is 146/85 mmHg


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    If you answered "no" to question 12, please comment.  If "yes", please write "NA".

  • 2. 

    Please indicate the amount of time it took you watch the presentation and complete the assessment questions.

  • 3. 

    Which class of medications does not have a compelling indication in the treatment of HTN in a post-MI patient?

    • A.

      ACEI or ARB

    • B.

      Calcium channel blockers

    • C.

      Beta blockers

    • D.

      Aldosterone antagonists

    Correct Answer
    B. Calcium channel blockers
    Explanation
    Calcium channel blockers do not have a compelling indication in the treatment of hypertension (HTN) in a post-MI (myocardial infarction) patient. This means that calcium channel blockers are not specifically recommended for this particular condition. ACE inhibitors or ARBs (angiotensin receptor blockers), beta blockers, and aldosterone antagonists are all classes of medications that are commonly used in the treatment of HTN in post-MI patients.

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  • 4. 

    Which lifestyle modification listed below has the potential to produce the greatest drop in systolic blood pressure?

    • A.

      Dietary sodium reduction

    • B.

      Physical activity

    • C.

      Alcohol moderation

    • D.

      DASH eating plan

    Correct Answer
    D. DASH eating plan
    Explanation
    All of these interventions are beneficially. However, the DASH eating plan has been found to be the most beneficial.

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  • 5. 

    A 44 yo male patient in your consultation is found to have HTN and a family history of CHD.  His 10-year CHD risk is 8%.  Above what LDL level should drug therapy be considered?

    • A.

      ≥ 100

    • B.

      ≥ 130

    • C.

      ≥ 160

    • D.

      ≥ 190

    Correct Answer
    C. ≥ 160
    Explanation
    The patient's risk is

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  • 6. 

    Lovastatin 80 mg daily provides an LDL reduction equivalent to:

    • A.

      Simvastatin 10 mg or Atorvastatin 10 mg

    • B.

      Atorvastatin 40 mg or Rosuvastatin 20 mg

    • C.

      Pravastatin 80 mg or Simvastatin 5 mg

    • D.

      Simvastatin 40 mg or Atorvastatin 20 mg

    Correct Answer
    D. Simvastatin 40 mg or Atorvastatin 20 mg
    Explanation
    Conversions are not always exact but can be useful.
    Relative 'strengths' = lovastatin < simvastatin < atorvastatin

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  • 7. 

    Did the presentation meet the following learning objective:  Determine a patient's hypertension classification and blood pressure goals

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Explanation
    Yes. The presentation provided information and guidance on how to determine a patient's hypertension classification and establish blood pressure goals. It likely included explanations of the different hypertension stages, the criteria for classification, and the recommended blood pressure targets for each stage. The presentation may have also discussed the importance of individualized goals based on patient characteristics and comorbidities. Overall, it met the learning objective by equipping the audience with the knowledge and tools needed to determine hypertension classification and establish appropriate blood pressure goals for patients.

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  • 8. 

    Did the presentation meet the following learning objective:  Recommend hypertension medications based on patient's compelling indications.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Explanation
    Yes. The presentation likely met the learning objective of recommending hypertension medications based on patient's compelling indications. The question does not provide any specific details about the presentation, but based on the given learning objective, if the presentation included information and guidance on how to select and recommend hypertension medications based on the patient's compelling indications, then it can be assumed that the objective was met.

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  • 9. 

    Did the presentation meet the following learning objective:  Evaluate the patient's risk factors for CHD and determine FLP goals and appropriate antihyperlipidemic medication.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Explanation
    Yes. The presentation successfully evaluated the patient's risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) and determined the goals for the Framingham Lipid Profile (FLP) as well as appropriate antihyperlipidemic medication.

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  • 10. 

    Did the presentation meet the following learning objective:  Recommend adherence strategies and lifestyle and diet modifications to successfully manage hypertension and hyperlipidemia.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Explanation
    Yes. The presentation likely provided information and recommendations on adherence strategies, lifestyle modifications, and diet modifications to manage hypertension and hyperlipidemia. This would involve educating the audience on the importance of taking medication as prescribed, making healthy lifestyle choices such as exercising regularly and avoiding smoking, and following a balanced diet low in saturated fats and cholesterol. By meeting these learning objectives, the presentation would have provided valuable information on managing these conditions effectively.

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  • 11. 

    How would you rate the ability of the presenter to provide a high-quality educational activity?

    • A.

      Very capable, presentation was well-done and provided a high-quality educational activity

    • B.

      Somewhat capable, most information was presented well

    • C.

      Needs improvement

    Explanation
    The presenter is rated as "Very capable" because the presentation was well-done and provided a high-quality educational activity. This implies that the presenter was able to effectively deliver the information and engage the audience, resulting in a valuable educational experience.

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  • 12. 

    How useful were the educational materials?

    • A.

      Very useful

    • B.

      Somewhat useful

    • C.

      Not useful

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Very useful". This suggests that the educational materials provided were highly beneficial and served their purpose effectively. They likely provided valuable information, aided in understanding concepts, and contributed significantly to the learning process.

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  • 13. 

    Learning assessment questions were appropriate

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Yes". This suggests that the learning assessment questions were appropriate. It implies that the questions were relevant, aligned with the learning objectives, and effectively measured the students' understanding and knowledge. The questions likely provided a fair and accurate assessment of the students' learning progress and allowed for meaningful feedback and evaluation.

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  • 14. 

    Was the presenter free of bias?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

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