Title

Optimizing Utilization of ACE Inhibitors

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

5-3-2018

Comments

Presentation: 42:18

Abstract

Objectives:

  1. Understand the mechanism of action of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
  2. Gain practical knowledge of indications for ACE inhibitor use in the primary care setting
  3. Be able to explain specific benefits of ACEi's to patients in various clinical scenarios
  4. Know reasons to stop ACEi's
  5. Have a general understanding of starting and target doses for indications

Overview:

  • Review of the ACE inhibitor mechanism of action
  • Cardiovascular indications for ACE inhibitors in primary care
  • Renal indications for ACE inhibitors in primary care
  • Indications for ACE inhibitors in diabetes
  • Side effects and relative contraindications
  • Where ARBs fit in
  • Quiz!

Language

English

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