This half day course is for HCAs who are involved in the monitoring of blood pressure and hypertension.
It aims to provide HCAs with the appropriate theoretical knowledge so that they can safely and effectively support the clinicians to manage hypertension in general practice. The course will update students on the new NICE guidelines on the management of hypertension which were published in August 2019.
- Factors that influence blood pressure measurement.
- Causes of hypertension and how it is diagnosed.
- Possible complications of hypertension.
- Health education for hypertensive patients.
- When to seek advice