Understanding Hypertension in
Primary Care

New Course!

This course aims to give you the knowledge and skills to understand hypertension management in primary care

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain why identifying Hypertension is important.

  • Define hypertension based on the updated NICE NG136 guidance (2019)

  • How to assess and identify Hypertension with regard to the investigations required in primary care.

  • Describe the causes of Hypertension in presenting patients

  • Explain the pathophysiology of Hypertension in words patients can understand.

  • Explain the lifestyle risk factors and the non-pharmacological interventions that HCP's can support the person with using effective motivational strategies.

  • Describe the pharmacological interventions used in the treatment and management of hypertension taking a person-centred approach

  • Involve the person with hypertension in shared decision making about treatments.

  • Explain the importance of follow-up and monitoring

Available dates:

Mon 1st Nov 2021 (10:00-11:30)

Course Fees: £35