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Hypertension

Wednesday 10 July 2019

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This is an afternoon event.

Times: 13:30 - 15:30

The upskilling programme aims to work with partners to increase the confidence and competence in primary care of hypertension management and addressing cardiovascular risk. This will include diagnosis and management of hypertension and dyslipidaemia including familial hypercholesterolemia.

Learning outcomes:

  • Have an understanding of NICE / European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidance on establishing a diagnosis of hypertension
  • Recognise blood pressure targets depending on comorbidity
  • Understand the Hypertension Treatment algorithms and be able to follow accordingly
  • Be able to assess cardiovascular risk and target organ damage – introducing Joint British Societies on the prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and British Heart Foundation’s “heart age”
  • Be able to recognise electrocardiogram (ECG) changes in people with hypertension
  • Be able to identify secondary hypertension

Booking information:
To book your place, please e-mail ddccg.conditionsspecific@nhs.net as soon as possible before the training date. If you have any queries please contact Dena Tomlinson for more information.

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Name: Dena Tomlinson

Email: ddccg.conditionsspecific@nhs.net

If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them  in advance of the course to let them know.