The aim of this module is to explain the role the community pharmacy team can play in identifying people who may have high blood pressure (hypertension).
Contributing Author: Alison Warren, consultant pharmacist, cardiology.
After completing this module, pharmacy technicians will be able to:
- Explain the role of blood pressure monitoring in the diagnosis and management of hypertension
- Identify blood pressure levels that are normal, high or very high
- Support people to reach blood pressure targets and adhere to medicines for the management of hypertension.