Welcome to the fourth module in our series looking at hypertension. It is based on the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) Hypertension Focal Point e-learning programme, and is designed to give pharmacy technicians an overview and better understanding of this area of practice.
After reading this module and its online counterpart, you will:
- Be familiar with NICE and ESC/ESH hypertension treatment guidelines
- Understand the NICE 4-step approach to hypertension treatment
- Know where to find more information about antihypertensive medicines and their side effects.