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The bread and butter for HCA’s- checking blood pressures and giving advice. This course gives new skills in managing hypertension to be able to help people change lifestyles, and therefore to recognise the importance of the desired clinical outcomes.


  • An overview of hypertension, risk factors and causes
  • Cholesterol how it affects blood pressure and heart disease
  • Observations and what they mean
  • Lifestyle and health advice
  • Answering those difficult questions