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Heart Education Awareness Resource and Training through E-learning

10: Hypertension - Introduction

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you will be able to:

  1. Define hypertension and classifications of essential hypertension
  2. Describe the epidemiology of essential hypertension
  3. Explain the pathophysiology of hypertension, including causes and consequences
  4. Outline methods used to confirm a diagnosis of essential hypertension
  5. Consider cardiovascular risk assessment tools used in the assessment of essential hypertension
  6. Appraise the impact of pharmacological treatment and behaviour change approaches
  7. Understand person-centered approaches for the management of individuals living with essential hypertension, focusing upon supporting self-management



What is Hypertension?


Module name: Hypertension

Map name: 10: Hypertension - Introduction

Map ID: 1792

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