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Hypertension (HTN) Management Updates

Contact Hours Awarded: 1

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Course Overview

Hypertension (HTN) Management Updates

Author: R.E. Hengsterman

This course will provide learners with an understanding of the current changes and management in hypertension diagnosis and treatment guidelines. An overview of new, evidence-based medications and other interventions will also be discussed.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction 
  2. Statistical Evidence/Epidemiology 
  3. Etiology/Pathophysiology 
  4. Diagnostic and Screening tools 
  5. Medication Management 
  6. Other Interventions 
  7. Upcoming Research 
  8. Awareness and Patient Education 
  9. Conclusion 

Accreditation Statement

Nursing CE Central LLC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course, we will discuss Hypertension (HTN) Management Updates. It will take the average learner 60 minutes to complete and awards 1 contact hours of continuing education.

Course Outcomes

After completing this course, the learner will rate a 4 out of 5 on the Likert Scale for their ability to:

  1. Describe the prevalence, incidence, and trends of HTN within broader public health dynamics.  
  2. Identify potential cases of hypertension and screen individuals at risk, fostering interventions and mitigating adverse outcomes through prompt diagnosis. 
  3. Discuss management strategies for individuals with hypertension including medication management, other interventions, and emerging research.   

Target Audience

  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Requirement for Completion

  1. Enrollment in the course by the learner
  2. Read and learn all course materials
  3. Complete the course evaluation
  4. Attest and testify learning of the course materials

Accreditations + Approvals

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
  • Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
  • New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
  • Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts, or any contributors have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

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Course created on: November 16, 2023

Course Expires on: November 16, 2026

Course Offering: #202