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Workshop date: 01/04/2020 09:30 No 1 Lowes Lane Business Park, Lowes Lane (off Walton Road), Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, CV35 9RBThis workshop is designed for nurses and other clinicians who care for people with hypertension or chronic kidney disease (CKD).Hypertension and CKD are both risk factors for cardiovascular disease but the link between these two conditions is often overlooked. NICE guidelines and QOF clinical indicators now highlight the importance of early detection and management of both conditions to reduce cardiovascular risk and prevent further progression of CKD.This workshop is based on the latest guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension and CKD, including advice on how to optimise blood pressure control with ACE- inhibitors, calcium channel blockers and diuretics (ACD).Taught by expert practising clinicians this interactive workshop uses informal lectures and case study based sessions to help you gain the knowledge and skills to better support your patients with these conditions.You will learn about…Identify causes of hypertension and CKDUnderstand the impact of poor blood pressure controlIdentify those at risk of hypertension and CKDRecognise the significance of early detection and managementSupport patients and colleagues in managing these conditionsUtilise current guidelines, protocols and quality indicatorsOur courses are removed from the website at least two days before the start date, so that students have all necessary information for their studies when they begin. Many of our courses fill quickly and are removed once all places are sold so we advise early booking to avoid disappointment.Course DetailsAssessment Method: No assessment Рinformal lectures and interactive sessionsStudy Method: Interactive Study DayDuration: One dayAccrediting Institution: Royal College of GPs