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3rd Annual Hypertension Summit (2018)

Registration is now open for the 2018 Hypertension Summit! 

The goal of the Summit is to share the importance of hypertension diagnosis and treatment. This year, we will cover topics including, blood pressure medications and adherence, patient ownership in treatment,  the role of RN's in hypertension, cardiac rehab, and treatment of multiple chronic diseases. CME’s will be offered for this FREE training opportunity! 

 
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Registration will begin at 11 a.m.)

Location: Holiday Inn - Fargo
3803 13th Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58103

Register Here

 
 
 
Materials from the 2017 Hypertension Summit: 

View 2017 Agenda Here [Printer friendly agenda]

Documents from 2017 Summit 

Contact Tiffany Knauf, Health Systems Coordinator, at tknauf@nd.gov or (701) 328-2333 for more information. 

 
 

Blood Pressure Protocol Trainings

Come learn the recommended techniques for taking blood pressure. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged! Training will last one (1) hour, containing approximately 40 minutes of presentation, 10 minutes of demonstration, and 10 minutes of application questions. 

Training Objectives

• Understand why accuracy in blood pressure measurement is critical in identification and management of hypertension.
• Identify basic lifestyle recommendations to lower blood pressure.
• Recommend tools for education, workflow and an approved protocol for use to improve identification and management of people with elevated blood pressure.
• Demonstrate proper sizing of a BP cuff and how to take a blood pressure.
• Discuss alternate blood pressure measurement sites.

 

One (1) Nursing Contact Hour will be offered!

Upcoming Trainings: 

No upcoming trainings are scheduled at this time. If you are interested in having this training offered for your staff or community, please contact: 

Tiffany Knauf (tknauf@nd.gov) or 701-328-2333. 

 

Previous Training Locations:

Devils Lake

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 11 a.m. 
CHI St. Alexius Health -Devils Lake, Family Conference Room 
1031 7th Street NE, Devils Lake, North Dakota   (Map

Minot
Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 11 a.m. 
First District Public Health, Conference Room A 
801 11th Avenue SW, Minot, North Dakota   (Map

Williston
Friday, September 9, 2016 at 9 a.m. 
CHI St Alexius Health Williston, McAuley Education Room
1301 15th Avenue West, Williston, North Dakota    (Map

Bismarck
Friday, September 16, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.
Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health, Main Conference Room 
500 E. Front Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota    (Map

Dickinson
Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 2 p.m. (MST)
Southwestern District Health Unit, Main Conference Room 
227 16th St. W, Dickinson, North Dakota   (Map

Bismarck
Friday, October 28, 2016 at 10 a.m.
Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health, Main Conference Room 
500 E. Front Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota   (Map

Grand Forks
Friday, November 4, 2016 at 12 p.m. (noon) 
Grand Forks County Office Building, 6th Floor Conference Room 
151 S. 4th St., Grand Forks, North Dakota   (Map)

Fargo
Friday, April 28, 2017 at 12 p.m. (noon) 
Fargo Cass Public Health, Oak Room 
1240 25th St South, Fargo, ND  58103   (Map)

Rolla

Monday, June 5, 2017 at 12 p.m. (noon) 
Presentation Medical Center, In-Service Room
213 2nd Ave NE, Rolla, ND 58367   (Map)

Contact Tiffany Knauf, Health Systems Coordinator, at tknauf@nd.gov or (701) 328-2333 for more information. 

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.