Event Details

Hypertension Guidelines Webinar: Live

  • Dates: 31 – 31 Jan, 2018
New Year, New Hypertension Guidelines: Focusing on Measurement and Lifestyle Changes to Reach New Targets

Join PCNA for a hour-long webinar on applying the new Hypertension Guidelines. You will hear from guideline writing committee member and hypertension expert Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb RN, ANP, PhD, FAAN and have the opportunity to ask questions. 

Earn 1.0 CE contact hours. Webinar is free to PCNA members. Non-members may join for $25. To join, register here. The webinar is scheduled for Noon ET on January 31, 2018.


A re-broadcast with a live Q&A will be available on February 7, 2018 at 4 PM ET.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the five new blood pressure categories and the rationale for lowering the definition of hypertension. 
  2. Describe the new risk-based approach to treatment and new treatment targets.
  3. Discuss proper technique to measure blood pressure in health care settings as well as at home.
  4. Review lifestyle measures that are key to prevention and management of hypertension.
  5. Identify tools and techniques to support patients in their efforts to adopt lifestyle changes for preventing and treating hypertension.