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GPs,GP trainees,Practice nurses....

Hypertension - a guide to diagnosis in primary care - Archived [?]

A podcast with the latest advice on what risk assessment tools for hypertension are recommended and when to refer.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you should know:

  • The latest advice on how to measure blood pressure accurately
  • The cost effectiveness and implications of using ABPM (ambulatory blood pressure monitoring)
  • How to assess for secondary causes
  • When to refer to a specialist (eg under 40s with suspected secondary causes)
  • When to treat as an emergency
  • What risk assessment tools are recommended.

Written by:

BMJ Learning clinical editors

Contributors:

 Graham Easton, Professor Bryan Williams

Last updated

23 Apr 2013

Release date

24 Aug 2011

Accreditation

Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning has assigned half an hour of credit to this module
Bhutan Medical and Health Council 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours Bhutan Medical and Health Council has formally accredited all BMJ Learning online modules for continuous professional development. Bhutan Medical and Health Council will accept the CME credit provided by BMJ Learning to any registered members of Bhutan Medical and Health Council for renewal of their registration.
Dubai Health Authority 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning is approved as a CME resource by the Dubai Health Authority (accreditation number 0013/18)
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, State of Kuwait is the authority responsible for organising all aspects of postgraduate training of medical practitioners and other health professionals in Kuwait. Users within Kuwait can claim 30 minutes or 0.5 credit per half an hour of learning completed.
Oman Medical Specialty Board 0.5 credits The Oman Medical Specialty Board accredits this module for 0.5 credit points under Category II
Royal Australasian College of Physicians 0:30 hours The RACP does not accredit CPD activities, but MyCPD Program guidelines state that fellows can claim a maximum of 50 credits per year for online learning under 'Category 6 - Other Learning Activities'.
The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa 3 credits The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa has accredited this BMJ Learning module (accreditation number: MDB014/254/06/2010)
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