Description of this module

Arterial Hypertension

Arterial Hypertension


Objectives - With this training, the attendee should be able to:

  • Understand the classification and changes in blood pressure;
  • Make a correct measurement of the blood pressure;
  • Know the risk factors associated with arterial hypertension;
  • Advise on the usage of non-pharmacological measures;
  • Classify obesity and know how to give professional advice.


  • Definition and classification
  • Changes in blood pressure
  • Symptoms
  • Therapeutics
  • Blood Pressure Measurement
  • Hypertension in Angola
  • Obesity
  • Expositive methods (oral exposure of the contents);
  • Demonstrative methods (pictures and videos displayed);
  • Active methods (case studies discussion and constant interaction with participants to consolidate the learned ideas and contents).
  • Final evaluation of the knowledge acquired by the learner;
  • Evaluation of the trainer, the training session and the training provider.
  • This training aims to involve all health professionals: pharmacists, technicians and pharmacy assistants, nurses and assistants, managers and supervisors who exercise their activity in the field of the pharmacy.
  • This training includes material to support the learning and an attendance certificate.