The goal of this course is to describe the prevention, detection and treatment of hypertension or high blood pressure with an emphasis on dietary approaches for prevention and treatment. After reading this module, the participant will be able to —
- List three lifestyle modifications that have a favorable effect on blood pressure.
- Describe the systolic and diastolic values for prehypertension, stage 1 hypertension and stage 2 hypertension.
- Describe the DASH eating pattern.
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, fitness professionals, and massage therapists.
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.
ContinuingEducation.com is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes:2090, 4030, 4000, 4040, 5000, 5260, 5370
ContinuingEducation.com is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).