Hypertension Management in Australia (RP April 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Retail Pharmacy
Author: Sofia Cagrera

CPD Credits: 1.5


Designed to give an overview of hypertension management including risk factors, diagnosis, first line pharmacotherapy, and lifestyle advice.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. List the risk factors for hypertension
  2. Describe the process of diagnosing hypertension and the evaluation of blood pressure
  3. Discuss the lifestyle advice and first line pharmacotherapy for hypertension treatment

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.3, 3.5

Accreditation number: A2004RP3    Accreditation expires: 31/03/2022 

This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group One CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1 hour of Group Two CPD (or 2.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.