Accurate blood pressure (BP) measurement is a critical step in improving hypertension control for the 116 million US adults with high BP. While measuring BP is a common procedure, student training in BP measurement is often brief with the type of training differing per school. This initial standardized, robust BP measurement training module can support existing efforts within health care schools to ensure students are learning the latest evidence-based techniques from the same curriculum as their peers and future care team members.
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Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Prevention Education from the AMA is part of an effort to prevent and even reverse the effects of the most threatening chronic health conditions.
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Student Blood Pressure (BP) Measurement Essentials
Accurate BP measurement is critical. Learn AMA's best practices in BP measurement techniques to help with early detection and chronic disease prevention. Browse all modules.
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AMA CME Accreditation Information
CME Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.
If applicable, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
Credit Renewal Date: May 2, 2023
Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:
It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.
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