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Secondary Endocrine Causes Of Hypertension course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS

This session gives an overview of the secondary causes of hypertension. It discusses some of the causes in more detail and gives recommendations on when to refer patients with hypertension to secondary care.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in March 2020.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the more common causes of secondary hypertension
  • Identify how to investigate the younger patient with unexplained hypertension and interpret these investigations
  • Recognise when referral for further investigations might be necessary

This session will cover some of the more common endocrine causes of secondary hypertension, including the appropriate investigations and referrals needed for patients.

 


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Louise Newson,
General Practitioner

Dr Louise Newson is a salaried GP in Solihull, West Midlands. She has authored and contributed to several books for GPs in training. She also writes regularly for numerous medical publications for both doctors and nurses. She is very interested in patient education and in involved in writing and updating Patient Information Leaflets for www.patient.co.uk.

Delivery
Title
Secondary Endocrine Causes Of Hypertension course for GPs
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3.17b_08
Access Duration (in months)
12
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