ERIC Number: ED140036
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Nursing Education in High Blood Pressure Control. Report of the Task Force on the Role of Nursing in High Blood Pressure Control.
National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD. High Blood Pressure Information Center.
This curriculum guide on high blood pressure (hypertension) for nursing educators has five sections: (1) Introduction and Objectives provides information regarding the establishment and objectives of the National Task Force on the Role of Nursing in High Blood Pressure Control and briefly discusses nursing's role in hypertension control; (2) Goals for Undetected Hypertensive Populations presents guidelines for use in nursing generic, graduate, practitioner, and continuing education programs on the detection of high blood pressure and includes one primary goal, four secondary goals, and nine behavioral objectives, each having one to fifteen subobjectives regarding performance skills, cognitive skills, and attitudes; (3) Patient Outcomes for Detected Hypertensive Populations covers guidelines for use in the aforementioned nursing educational programs on the care of patients with detected hypertension and includes 7 patient outcome goals related to either minimizing disruption of health status or promotion of health and 70 behavioral objectives, some having one to nine subobjectives delineating nurse performance skills, cognitive skills, and attitudes; (4) Achieving Objectives briefly discusses approaches for using the guide in planning content, teaching methods, and learning experiences, evaluating nurse competence, and identifying learning needs; and (5) Nursing Perspectives on the Current State of Knowledge summarizes some current views on hypertension management salient for nursing practice. A list of 56 references is appended. (EM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD. High Blood Pressure Information Center.