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Welcome to The Center for Continuing Education (CCE)

Tulane University Center for Continuing Education is part of Tulane University's downtown, health sciences campus and is currently celebrating over 45 years of dedicated lifelong learning. Our high-quality educational activities provide opportunities for professional development, a strengthened workforce, credential maintenance, and life-long learning opportunities within the Tulane University community.

CCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) with a current status of Accreditation with Commendation, and is an IACET Accredited Provider approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).


We are excited to announce our menu for non-credit Events and Meeting Planning & Management Services.

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We can provide a number of services to meet many types of meeting needs:

  • Certifying the education component with CME, CEU or other type credits
  • *NEW* Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
  • Meeting management
  • Meeting marketing
  • Workforce development
  • Distance learning
  • Certificate programs
  • Hosting your meeting with credit and meeting management
  • Meeting space suggestions and contract review
  • Meeting registration with merchant account coordination
  • Post-meeting evaluations
  • Financial management

Contact us now for fees and proposal development.




Recommendations from the 2017 ACC/AHA High Blood

Pressure Clinical Practice Guideline

Jointly provided by Tulane University

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
This session was originally recorded December 20, 2017 during Tulane University’s Department of Medicine Grand Rounds in New Orleans, Louisiana.


The new ACC/AHA hypertension guideline redefines hypertension as 2 or more BPs on 2 or more occasions, averaging > 130/80 mm Hg. This must then be confirmed with out of office BP measurements, either by 24-hour ambulatory or self-measured BP monitoring. This new lower threshold of hypertension will increase the number of U.S. Adults with Hypertension to over 100 million. A majority of the newly classified patients with hypertension will not require medication, rather, will be prescribed nonpharmacological therapy which includes exercise, diet, low sodium intake, potassium supplementation, and alcohol in moderation. Treatment targets for most patients will be <130/80 mm Hg, with shared decision making incorporated into treatment options.

Treatment protocols and team-based care have been shown to improve BP control.  Out of office BP measurements and self-measured BP in particular are now recommended to be used to both confirm the diagnosis of people with high blood pressure, white coat hypertension, and masked hypertension, as well as be used in managing hypertension. Historically, African Americans in the U.S. have the highest prevalence of hypertension in the world, which has just increased with the new lower threshold for hypertension, with prevalence now approaching 60%. This is critical as African Americans are more susceptible to vascular damage at lower BPs more quickly than other racial/ethnic groups.

The link to the activity is listed on the Calendar. 


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Tulane University Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.