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Heart Health and Blood Pressure: Kidney School Module 13

Heart Health and Blood Pressure: Kidney School Module 13

Heart Health and Blood Pressure: Kidney School Module 13

Dori Schatell, MS
Dori Schatell, MS
on behalf of Medical Education Institute

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Launch date: 05 Oct 2018
Expiry Date: 31 Oct 2022

Last updated: 10 Nov 2020

Reference: 192784

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Ms HELLEN ODERO BSc (2 Nov 2020)
highly educative
Ms JANE CHEPKIRUI BSc (5 Oct 2020)
informative
Ms CATHERINE OMBODO BSc (2 Oct 2020)
wow,packed with what has been causing confusion and basically explained it easily.

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Description

Module 13 of Kidney School provides information about how chronic kidney disease affects heart health. High blood pressure is the number two cause of kidney disease. Heart disease is the number one killer of kidney patients. This module offers suggestions about how to manage blood pressure and keep kidney patients' kidneys and hearts healthy.

The purpose of Kidney School Continuing Education courses is to enable the learner to better understand the medical and psychosocial impacts of end stage renal disease, as well as patients’ experience of coping with this chronic condition.

Objectives

Explain the risk factors and symptoms of high blood pressure and heart problems.
Risk factors
• Being overweight
• High sodium diet
• Smoking
• High cholesterol
• Alcohol drinking
• On dialysis, fluid overload
• Heart attack and stroke symptoms
Identify ways that CKD patients can stay heart healthy.
Staying heart healthy
• Checking blood pressure
• Controlling blood pressure
• Exercise
• Diet
Describe the mechanisms of four of the eight classes of blood pressure drugs.
Blood pressure drugs
• Diuretics
• ACE inhibitors
• Angiotensin receptor blockers
• Beta blockers
• Calcium channel blockers
• Alpha blockers
• Centrally acting agents
• Vasodilators
Dori Schatell, MS

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Dori Schatell, MS
on behalf of Medical Education Institute

Medical Education Institute, Inc. Executive Director, Dori Schatell has a passionate commitment to patient self-management and over 30 years experience in the renal industry. She is the writer/editor of more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, booklets, books, fact sheets, and other pieces, as well as a national speaker and policy advocate.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Reference: 0300-010-13

Faculty and Disclosures

Dori Schatell, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute

Dori Schatell, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute

No relevant financial disclosures.

Additional Contributors

The Kidney School CE Planning Committee members are: Catherine G. Cox, RN, BSN, MS, Dori Schatell, MS, and Beth Witten, MSW, LSCSW.

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User Reviews (43)

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Ms HELLEN ODERO BSc (2 Nov 2020)
highly educative
Ms JANE CHEPKIRUI BSc (5 Oct 2020)
informative
Ms CATHERINE OMBODO BSc (2 Oct 2020)
wow,packed with what has been causing confusion and basically explained it easily.
Mr BENJAMIN NGUMI Bsc (1 Oct 2020)
GOOD MODULE
KASSIM NYONGESA BSc (25 Sep 2020)
Very informative
JOSHUA MUNGANIA BSc (20 Sep 2020)
good
Ms BETTY NYAKUNDI BSc (16 Sep 2020)
very educative
Ms FAITH MURIITHI BSc (15 Sep 2020)
educative
Mr PETER MWALYA BSc (13 Sep 2020)
Wonderful and life saving information.
EDWARD WANJA BSc (10 Sep 2020)
a very good course for private medical practitioners . it covers all the commonly used hypertensive medication.
Ms HARRIET KINYUA BSc (9 Sep 2020)
good work
Mr DANIEL GACHOHI MR, (3 Sep 2020)
Nice course and quite informative
Mr SETH WANGILA BSc (2 Sep 2020)
Nice course
Mr FELIX KIPKOECH BSc (29 Aug 2020)
educative
Ms ANNASTACIA MUSYOKI BSc (28 Aug 2020)
helpful
Ms IRENE ETYANG BSc (27 Aug 2020)
very educative....
Mr ANTHONY WAMBALABA BSc (26 Aug 2020)
educative
Ms SABINA MUNYAO BSc (22 Aug 2020)
Educative
Ms FLORENCE CHELIMO BSc (21 Aug 2020)
great
ISSACK BULLE BSc (18 Aug 2020)
the cause is good
Mr VINCENT FREDRICK BSc (17 Aug 2020)
this course is interesting, short and concrete
Ms ENEDY MIRITI BSc (16 Aug 2020)
good
Mr BRIAN ALFRED KRCHN (14 Aug 2020)
educative
Ms ABIGAEL MBOGO BSc (13 Aug 2020)
EDUCATIVE
FREDRICK MUTHUSI BSc (7 Aug 2020)
tough exaM
Ms RUTH RONO BSc (5 Aug 2020)
The content is well revised
Ms FRANCISCAH MASAI BSc (4 Aug 2020)
educative course
Ms ANNE LANGO BSc (3 Aug 2020)
Educative
Ms EVA MULINGE BSc (2 Aug 2020)
nice content
Ms WINFRED KARIUKI BSc (31 Jul 2020)
very educative
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educative
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nice
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good course
Ms JENIPHER RAMA BSc (26 Jul 2020)
educative and detailed
Ms MARY MUTUA BSc (25 Jul 2020)
Good
SAMSON WAINAINA BSc (24 Jul 2020)
the topic was so engaging and i have learnt alot in terms of management of patients with kidney illnesses
Ms PURITY NDEGWA BSc (23 Jul 2020)
very wonderful topic and tricky
Ms LUCY KAMAU BSc (16 Jul 2020)
nice one
DICKSON KIMATHI BSc (13 Jul 2020)
Good
Mr BORNVENTURE PAUL OMOLO BSc (11 Jul 2020)
Educative
Mr BONFACE WAFULA BSc (27 Jun 2020)
great
SAMSON ASWANI BSc (17 Mar 2020)
contended
DAVID ORESE BSc (17 Mar 2020)
Nice one

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