FREE! Blood Pressure monitoring training webinar – available NOW on-demand

FREE! Blood Pressure monitoring training webinar – available NOW on-demand

April 11, 2019

For pharmacists and members of their teams across the Midlands
Health Education England, in collaboration with NHS England and Public Health England across the Midlands
area, have funded training for pharmacists and their teams on blood pressure risk awareness and measurement
technique to support a health promotion campaign.

A Pharmacist and a pharmacy team member per pharmacy were invited to attend one of five live webinars to
develop your blood pressure risk awareness and measurement technique to ensure you are up-to-date in your
knowledge and practise and can consistently measuring your patient’s blood pressure correctly.


The training, delivered by the pharmacy training specialists Pharmacy Complete,  also supports knowledge development
on the lifestyle behaviours that may cause high blood pressure and health risks of having high blood pressure.
Commissioners of services are increasingly looking at providers who have the appropriate training. We
encourage Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Health Champions from all contractors to attend this free
and accessible training. The webinar will be compatible with PC, laptop, tablet and mobile devices and all
attendees successfully completing the short online assessment will receive a certificate.
Attend this 60-minute webinar to:
• Understand:
o the scale of the blood pressure problem and risks to health
o lifestyle changes that can reduce blood pressure
o how to have a healthy conversation to support individuals to change their behaviours and
reduce their risks
o how to run an effective health campaign on high blood pressure
• Learn best practice for measuring blood pressure with a validated automated machine covering:
o familiarisation with equipment, including cuff sizing
o infection control
o patient preparation
o procedural instructions
o post-procedure instruction
• Understand when to refer at risk individuals
• Engage through an interactive question and answer session
• Complete an assessment and certification

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