Improve your blood pressure measurement skills with the new Achieving Accuracy: BP Measurement e-Learning module co-developed by the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association.
High-quality patient care is the top priority for healthcare professionals (HCPs), and re-training is vital to improving accuracy in blood pressure (BP) measurement. High BP is a leading risk factor for heart attacks and strokes. Identifying and treating High BP is key to improving patients' cardiovascular health.
Guidelines recommend all HCPs should periodically re-train on BP measurement techniques to ensure you consistently measure BP accurately every time.
• Reinforces your knowledge on guideline recommended BP measurement techniques
• Teaches 5 essential steps to accurately measure and record BP using a manual, semi-automated, or automated device
• Boosts competency and confidence in BP measurement readings across the care team
• Earns 0.5 Continuing Education (CE) credit
Technical requirements for this course can be found at eLearning.Heart.org.
Especificaciones del producto
- Format : Online Course
- Product Type : Blended and eLearning
• Self-directed, eLearning course is for use by a single student
• Meets web accessibility requirements
• Approximate completion time: 30 minutes
• Certificate of completion available upon successful course completion
• Course content available for 24 months (2 years) following activation
Información sobre capacitación continua
- Possible CE 0.50
Joint Accreditation – 11/12/2019 –11/11/2022
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The American Heart Association and American Medical Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 0.50 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 0.50 contact hours.
ACPE Credit: .50 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: JA0000134-0000-19-030-H04-P
All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.
This course is intended for all healthcare providers responsible for measuring and tracking patients' BP, especially the primary care team. This includes physicians, physician assistants, nurses, medical assistants and pharmacists.