Designed specifically for those in the dental care profession, this free curriculum teaches the basics of high blood pressure, the appropriate technique of recording blood pressure, and how to manage dental care in patients with high blood pressure.
Health Care Provider Blood Pressure Refresher
Learn proper protocol for taking blood pressure correctly and accurately. This short video shows proper techniques for blood pressure measurement and is especially useful as a refresher for midlevel health care providers and nonclinical community health workers.
Self-Monitoring Blood Pressure
Learn proper protocol for taking blood pressure correctly and accurately using an automatic blood pressure device. The video, produced by the Mayo Clinic, provides instruction for those who check their own blood pressure at home.
This is the third comprehensive statewide plan to address these leading causes of illness and death since the North Carolina Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force was established in 1995.
The Plan builds upon the progress made to reduce the number of people who have and/or die from heart disease and stroke. This would not be possible without the collaboration and leadership of partners and stakeholders across the state.