Topics

Improving Hypertension Detection and Control Through a Hypertension Certification Program Based Upon the Hypertension Canada Guidelines

2019-06-02 23:09:16 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will assess the impact of a hypertension management certification program for community pharmacists on the blood pressure control of patients managed by the pharmacists enrolled. We will compare the systolic blood pressure of patients identified to have hypertension in the community that are followed by pharmacists who have undergone the certification course, and compare their blood pressure outcomes to subjects managed by pharmacists who have not yet received the training.

Description

Hypertension Canada proposes the first "Hypertension Canada Provider Designation Program"(HC-PDP), specifically designed for Alberta pharmacists, to provide care and support to those at risk for or living with hypertension. Through this program, we hope to help with prevention of the costly and chronic conditions to which hypertension often leads, like kidney failure, stroke, and heart disease.

he HC-PDP aims to provide training to pharmacists in the screening, prevention, and management of hypertension. It has been identified that the development and implementation of this certification program provides a unique opportunity to evaluate the impact of such a program on blood pressure reduction.

We are aiming to assess the impact of pharmacist management on blood pressure control in patients with hypertension.

The development of the HC-PDP and the evaluation of its impact will occur in 2 phases. Phase 1 involves the development and implementation of the educational portion of the certification program. Phase 2 involves conducting a 1 year long study to assess the impact of the HC-PDP on blood pressure in patients with poorly controlled hypertension. This will be launched in pharmacies in Alberta.

Study Design

Conditions

Hypertension

Intervention

Hypertension Canada Professional Designation Program: HC-PDP

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Alberta

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-06-02T23:09:16-0400

Clinical Trials [3556 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Validation of a Hypertension Education Program

The primary purpose of this study is to assess the effect of participating in the interactive hypertension education program of the German Hypertension League (DHL©) "My blood pressure - ...

an Educational Program About Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

Early detection of intra-abdominal hypertension is essential to the prevention of abdominal compartment syndrome and requires close surveillance of intra-abdominal hypertension in patients...

Effects of a Structured Education Program on Blood Pressure in Essential Hypertensive Patients

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of a structured educational program for hypertensive patients. The program was developed at the University of Dusseldorf, Germany. The ...

Mobility Hypertension Management Study

The present prospective study aims to assess the efficacy of using the telehealth solution "Hypertension Monitor" in patients with hypertension by comparison to the standard care.

Angiogenesis Inhibitors and Hypertension: Clinical Aspects

The aim of the study is to find simple clinical and laboratory parameters to predict the development of hypertension and to elucidate the mechanism of hypertension during treatment with th...

PubMed Articles [6119 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Risk factors for hypertension in Canada.

Hypertension (or high blood pressure) affects almost one in four adults in Canada. Quantifying risk factors associated with hypertension may help to inform prevention efforts.

Blood pressure and hypertension.

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major cause of disability and the leading risk factor for death around the world. Ongoing surveillance is necessary to monitor and assess the population burd...

Emerging Therapy in Hypertension.

Pharmacology remains the mainstay of treatment for hypertension across the globe. In what may seem like a well-trodden field, there are actually an exciting array of new pathways for the treatment of ...

Impacts of the New 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline on the Prevalence of Brachial Hypertension and Its Concordance with Central Hypertension.

The 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guideline lowers the blood pressure (BP) thresholds for defining brachial hypertension. We therefore aimed to investigate h...

Hypertension and childhood migration: a nationwide study of 2.7 million adolescents.

Immigration studies can shed light on hypertension development and reveal high-risk populations. To this end, we investigated the association between age at immigration and hypertension occurrence at ...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A condition in pregnant women with elevated systolic (>140 mm Hg) and diastolic (>90 mm Hg) blood pressure on at least two occasions 6 h apart. HYPERTENSION complicates 8-10% of all pregnancies, generally after 20 weeks of gestation. Gestational hypertension can be divided into several broad categories according to the complexity and associated symptoms, such as EDEMA; PROTEINURIA; SEIZURES; abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION and liver functions.

Hypertension due to RENAL ARTERY OBSTRUCTION or compression.

Hypertension that occurs without known cause, or preexisting renal disease. Associated polymorphisms for a number of genes have been identified, including AGT, GNB3, and ECE1. OMIM: 145500

Increased pressure within the cranial vault. This may result from several conditions, including HYDROCEPHALUS; BRAIN EDEMA; intracranial masses; severe systemic HYPERTENSION; PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI; and other disorders.

Familial or idiopathic hypertension in the PULMONARY CIRCULATION which is not secondary to other disease.

More From BioPortfolio on "Improving Hypertension Detection and Control Through a Hypertension Certification Program Based Upon the Hypertension Canada Guidelines"

Quick Search

Relevant Topic

Adempas (riociguat)
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved on October 8th 2013 Adempas® (riociguat) tablets for: (i) the treatment of adults with persistent/recurrent chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) (WHO* Group 4) after ...


Searches Linking to this Trial