Describing Hypertension
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about high blood pressure - its causes, workup, and treatment options.

Course Publication Date: May 09, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:DH041820
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
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Learning Objectives
  • Describe the work up for a patient diagnosed with hypertension.

  • List common drugs used to treat hypertension and their side effects.

  • List the compelling indications to treat individuals with different co-morbidities using different pharmacological agents.

  • Understand the risks associated with hypertension.

  • Discuss normal blood pressure, pre-hypertension, stage I and II hypertension.


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