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Master the Maze of Blood Pressure MedicationsMaster the Maze of Blood Pressure Medications

Focus on understanding blood pressure medication classifications better to assess for barriers or reactions that may affect patient’s adherence or self-management of antihypertensive. Appropriate for nursing and therapy. There are 1 hrs CEs for Nursing (ANCC) available. 

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation for1.0 contact hours.  

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To be eligible for the nursing continuing education credit(s), the learner must complete each portion of this educational course.  The continuing education credits are valid for this course through 07/13/2021.

All of the following educational activities must be completed. 

  1. Watch the e-Learning course with activities (6 minutes)
  2. View the Therapeutic Considerations for Hypertension (40 minutes)
  3. Watch a short patient video (7 minutes)
  4. Complete evaluation/post-test (10 minutes)   

This educational course has no conflicts of interest from the planners, presenters, faculty, authors, and content reviewers.

Any issues contact HHQI@qualityinsights.org


Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign. (2014)

AHRQ, 2011; Allikmets, 2007; Arcangelo & Peterson, 2006; ASH/ISH Hypertension Guidelines; Cohn, McInnes, & Shepherd, 2011; Domenic, Carter, Cushman, & Hamm, 2011;  Elliott & Ram, 2011; Epstein, & Calhoun, 2011; Fisher& Meagher, 2011; Frishman & Saunders, 2011; Grimm & Flack, 2011; Izzo & Weir, 2011; James, et al., 2013; NHLBI; Taylor, Siragy, & Nesbitt, 2011; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2011; U.S. FDA, 2012; Vongpatanasin, Kario, Atlas, & Victor, 2011

Additional resources available on request.



Estimated Length: 1 hour(s)


Name View Schedule
Online Lesson1. Master the Maze of Blood Pressure Medications -
Online Lesson2. Master the Maze of BP Medications Evaluation -


By the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Evaluate and assess for barriers or reactions to patient’s blood pressure medications regimen
  2. Use at least one tool or resource to improve patient’s self-management of high blood pressure medications
Course Materials
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