Research highlights GPs uncertainty regarding the best way to measure, record and interpret blood pressure, whether the average, the lowest or the out-of-clinic blood pressure should be used for interpretation, accuracy and representativeness of individual blood pressure readings.
This interactive, case based online learning module has been designed to help health practitioners, particularly GPs improve accuracy in identifying elevated blood pressure in their patients as well as better interpret the results of both in-clinic and out-of-clinic assessments.
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Target audience: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses
Open to: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses, Students
CPD points: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses - view details
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CPD points and practice incentives
Continuing professional development
This activity has been accredited for 2 (Category 2) points in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for the 2017 - 2019 triennium (activity number 91773).
This activity has been approved for 1 Core point in the ACRRM PD Program for the 2017 - 2019 triennium (activity code 9029).
Accreditation number: CX140089. This activity has been accredited for 40 - 50 minutes of Group 2 CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.
This activity is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 1 CPD hour according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia - Continuing Professional Development Standard.
Practice incentives for general practice
This activity is recognised for the Quality Prescribing Incentive of the Practice Incentives Program (QPI PIP). The QPI PIP year in which the activity is recognised will be determined by the date of completion.