Hypertension for healthcare assistants Apply Study day: Hypertension for healthcare assistants This study day will explore the accurate measurement, clinical significance and treatment of blood pressure in the community and will equip healthcare assistants with knowledge to underpin patient assessment in primary care. By the end of the study day, you should be able to: Competently conduct blood pressure measurement in adults Understand normal blood pressure values and be able to recognise hypertension Demonstrate awareness of the clinical significance of raised blood pressure among patients and how it can contribute to a range of illnesses Identify lifestyle modifications that can help to reduce high blood pressure and be aware of key medications commonly used to treat hypertension Have an awareness of national and local hypertension guidelines Who is this study day for? Healthcare assistants and associate practitioners. Study day code: CD0148N Location: St George’s, University of London (to be confirmed) Pattern of Delivery: 1 day Course dates:* (09.30-16.30) 23 January 2018 *Dates may change Fee: £145 Study day leader: Emma Menzies-Gow Questions? Contact Francina Hyatt Contact the PPD Programme Office who will be happy to help you with any queries.