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Author: Dana Bartlett, RN, MA, MSN

Course Created: 2013

Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

This CNA inservice provides information on hypertension.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • What is Blood Pressure?
  • What is Hypertension?
  • What Causes Hypertension?
  • Signs and Symptoms of Hypertension
  • Complications of Hypertension
  • Preventing and Treating Hypertension
  • Caring for the Patient with Hypertension

Learning Objectives

  • Identify a definition of hypertension.
  • Identify a definition of systolic blood pressure.
  • Identify the two types of hypertension.
  • Identify three complications of hypertension.
  • Identify a situation in which a supervisor should be notified about a client’s blood pressure.


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