UW School of Nursing

March 14, 2022

Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2021 | Hypertension Management

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Image for UW Adult Geriatric Drug Therapy course.Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2021
Hypertension Management: Case Studies
On-Demand Program


Debra Laurent, BSN, MS, ARNP, ACNP 
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Nursing; Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Swedish Heart and Vascular 

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Review the categories of anti-hypertensive agents.
  2. Describe the appropriate work up of hypertension including labs, and studies.
  3. Discuss the approach to hypertension management in both outpatient and inpatient cases.
  4. List the possible side effects of the various anti-hypertensive agents.