Management of Hypertension in primary care
- Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
- Medical and Dental Sciences
This course is suitable for doctors, nurses and other health care professionals aiming to acquire specialised skills and qualifications in hypertension management within primary and community care; for example covering dimensions required for the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework or accreditation for GP/PwSI
- Demonstrate ability to deal with complex issues underpinning hypertension management in primary care
- Evaluate critically the prevention of long term complications according to current guidelines
- Understand the roles of the multidisciplinary team in hypertension to improve health outcomes
- Understand the requirements of clinical governance for hypertension management
The programme includes; an epidemiological overview, measurement of blood pressure, factors controlling or raising blood pressure, organ damage of hypertension, CVD risk assessment, evidence based treatment, QOF and protocol development and referral pathways.
Professor David Fitzmaurice – GP & Clinical Lead of Primary Care, UoB
Dr Ellen Murray – Senior Lecturer in Primary Care, UoB
Professor Richard McManus – Professor of Primary Care, University of Oxford
Who is course is for?
This course is suitable for GP’s, nurses and other health care professionals aiming to acquire specialised skills and qualifications in hypertension management with primary and community care.
Health Care Professional with first degree or equivalent
Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (IOEM), University of Birmingham
Is this course accreditied?
This 3 day course is CPD accredited.
How to apply
Register for this course with a credit/debit card at our online shop.
For more information please contact Amy Partleton
Tel: 0121 414 2677