Presented in partnership with the National Kidney Foundation, this event follows the recent publication of SCAI and NKF's Proceedings from Expert Consensus Roundtable on Renal Denervation Treatment for Use in Hypertension Patients, which outlines the possible role of renal denervation (RDN) as a therapeutic option to complement medical therapy and lifestyle interventions for patients with uncontrolled hypertension.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the SCAI/NKF expert consensus roundtable proceedings document on renal denervation therapy for patients with uncontrolled hypertension.
  • Analyze data on renal denervation therapy in patients with uncontrolled hypertension.
  • Describe how improved primary care and advanced practice clinical education might impact hypertension management and referrals to specialty care.
  • Compare disparities in hypertension care across racial and socio-economic categories. 



Agenda and Invited Faculty 

Moderators: Drs. Kandzari and Townsend
Panelists: Drs. Brown and Fisher

  • Introductions, Drs. Kandzari and Townsend
  • Looking at Gaps in Hypertensive Care, Dr. Secemsky
  • Examining the Data on Renal Denervation (RDN) in Patients With Uncontrolled Hypertension (HTN), Dr. Townsend
  • Patient Pathways for Hypertensive Care, Dr. Bloch
  • Issues Around Disparities in Care, Dr. Ferdinand
  • Panel Discussion 


Invited Faculty

Michael Bloch, MD

Michael Bloch, MD

Renown Institute for Heart and Vascular Health, and University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine


Accreditation Statement

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Successful Completion

Watch the content and complete the evaluation to obtain credit.



Registration Information

Cost: Free