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Hypertension: part two

The steps community pharmacy professionals need to take to look after patients with hypertension.

Welcome to the second 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.

Learning objectives

After reading this module, you will:

  • Understand why it is important for people to have regular blood pressure checks
  • Know how a diagnosis of hypertension is made
  • Be aware of the investigations used in initial hypertension diagnosis assessments.
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