Blood pressure screening and management

This CPD module provides an overview of hypertension, including the causes and risk factors, diagnosis and treatments.

In CPD

This module aims to provide an overview of the screening and management of hypertension.

Learning objectives

After reading this module, pharmacy technicians will:

  • Understand the scale of underdiagnosis and how community pharmacy can make a difference
  •  Be able to describe both non-drug approaches and the medicines available to manage hypertension
  • Identify further ways patients with hypertension can be supported.

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