Welcome to the first module in our series looking at hypertension. It is based on the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) Hypertension Focal Point programme, and is designed to give pharmacy technicians an overview and better understanding of this area of practice.
After reading this module, you will be able to:
- Describe what hypertension is
- Determine the main risk factors and causes of hypertension
- Explain the difference between primary and other types of hypertension.