Dr. Maxson has cared for patients with kidney disease since 2009. First in the acute care setting where she rounded with the nephrology service in a community hospital and now as the pharmacist at the Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Additionally, she teaches all kidney-related content in the PharmD curriculum for Auburn University's Harrison College of Pharmacy where she is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice.
Rebecca Maxson, PharmD, BCPS
Associate Clinical Professor, Auburn University Harrison College of Pharmacy
While hypertension is the second leading cause of CKD in the US, we also know that CKD can cause hypertension. Controlling blood pressure becomes more difficult as kidney disease progresses. In this module, we will cover pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches to help individuals with late stage chronic kidney disease control their blood pressure.