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A MEDS Ed seminar


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This session of CareOregon Pharmacy’s MEDS Ed program for healthcare professionals focuses on treating hypertension, providing a multidisciplinary approach to effectively treating this complex disease state.

Content from Jose Rueda, from OHSU's Comprehensive Hypertension Center, reviews hypertension treatment trials and evidence-based guidelines, as well as causes of secondary hypertension.

Content from Pharmacist Christopher Blem from Legacy Health Systems, focuses on medications and how they work, as well as ways to improve adherence.

Content from Dietician Julia Hanfling from 3 Peaches Nutrition and Diabetes Coaching, explores who is at risk for hypertension, the role of sodium in high blood pressure, three main dietary recommendations, as well as the importance of lifestyle factors.

Hypertension: Relieving the Pressure - A MEDS Ed seminar
Recorded on June 22, 2017 at CareOregon, Portland, Ore.


Jose Rueda, MD
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Director Comprehensive Hypertension Clinic at OHSU

Chris Blem, PharmD., BCACP
Legacy Medical Group Emanuel

Julia Hanfling, RD, CDE
3 Peaches Nutrition & Diabetes Coaching


Hypertension: Relieving the Pressure” (PDF)


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