Improving patient outcomes through best practice blood pressure assessment

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.


blood pressure monitor

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Target audience: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses

Open to: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses, Students

Cost: Free

CPD points: Pharmacists, Self-directed CPD -  view details



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CPD points and practice incentives

Continuing professional development



APC

Accreditation number: N2112030AA. This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group 1 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 1 hour of Group 2 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

Self-directed CPD

It is recommended that 1 CPD hour be recorded for the purposes of self-directed pharmacists CPD.

Last modified: Friday, 26 August 2022, 10:44 AM