This course presents critical information regarding the diagnosis and management of hypertension in the primary care setting through interactive case presentations. The purpose of this course is to update all health workers with the latest advancements and guidelines for the proper diagnosis and treatment of hypertension patients. It will cover the principles of hypertension pathophysiology and diagnosis, recent hypertensive guidelines and trials, and the development of appropriate hypertensive regimens for both uncomplicated and resistant hypertension.
Upon completion of this module, the participants should be able to:
- Define hypertension and its diagnosis
- Differentiate the types of hypertensions
- Discuss the etiology, epidemiology, and principles of medical management of patients with hypertension
- Explain the causes and aggravation of hypertension
- Differentiate the different types of hypertensions and its diagnosis
What Will You Learn?
- 5 Credit Units
- 2 Year Certification