Identify signs of hypertension--"the silent killer"--and help treat it before life-threatening complications occur. You'll see exactly what's happening inside your patient with hypertension and know exactly what it means for your nursing care.
-differentiate between primary and secondary hypertension.
-identify modifiable and unmodifiable risk factors.
-spot hard-to-detect signs and symptoms that point to potential complications.
-determine which stage of hypertension your patients are in
analyze diagnostic test results with skill and accuracy.
-provide patient teaching that complements nursing and medical interventions and helps control high blood pressure.
...and much, much more.
-- Blanchard & Loeb website.