Managing Hypertension (CE: 1.0)


Hypertension is a preventable condition that can lead to heart disease, stroke, and kidney failure when not detected early and treated appropriately. Hypertension often presents without symptoms, so properly detecting hypertension is vital for optimal patient outcomes.

 

This interactive e-learning course will provide allied health professionals with information regarding techniques for diagnosing hypertension, current treatment options, and general tips and tricks for working with this patient population. Topics covered in this course include proper techniques for taking blood pressure, defining “white coat syndrome” and what to do about it, patient teaching regarding healthy lifestyle changes, and commonly prescribed drugs.

 

Presenter/Narrator: Anna Jannak, RN, APN, MSN, FNP-C