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Hypertension: Cause (HYPTC)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Hypertension: Cause
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsHypertension is a major global health care problem that results in or contributes to heart attacks, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases. This course describes the causes of hypertension, how blood pressure is regulated within the body, and the consequences of hypertension.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Hypertension: Cause course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Blood Pressure
6. Blood Pressure Measurement
7. Hypertension
8. Primary Hypertension
9. Secondary hypertension
10. Other Types of Hypertension
11. Progress Check

12. Objectives
13. Kidney Structure and Function
14. Kidney Physiology
15. Bowman`s Capsule
16. Proximal Convoluted Tubule
17. Loop of Henle
18. Other Nephron Structures
19. Progress Check

20. Objectives
21. Autonomic Regulation
22. Atrial Natriuretic Factor
23. Orthostatic Hypotension
24. Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System
25. Antiontensin II
26. Progress Check

27. Objectives
28. Stages of Hypertension
29. Nonmodifiable Risk Factors
30. Modifiable Risk Factors
31. Landmark Studies
32. Progress Check

33. Summary


Define blood pressure and describe how it is measured.
Define hypertension and differentiate between primary and secondary hypertension.
Describe the structure, function, and cardiovascular interactions of the kidney.
Identify the factors and renal feedback mechanisms that determine and regulate blood pressure.
Describe the components, origins, mechanisms of action, and effects of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system on the circulatory and renal systems.
Describe the role of the autonomic nervous system and atrial natriuretic factor in blood pressure regulation.
Define the stages of hypertension.
Describe the nonmodifiable and modifiable risk factors for hypertension.
Identify risk groups of hypertensive patients based on their cardiovascular risk factors.
Describe landmark studies on the epidemiology of hypertension.
Identify the health consequences of hypertension and discuss their prevalence.

Online Training Program Benefits:

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  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
  • Direct access to certificates: Documentation instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled
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