Improving Blood Pressure Control in End Stage Renal Disease Through a Supportive Educative Nursing Intervention

Improving Blood Pressure Control in End Stage Renal Disease Through a Supportive Educative Nursing Intervention

Identification: nnj_mj12A3
Issue: May-June 2012
Volume: Vol. 39, No. 3
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Goal:To provide an overview of how supportive nursing intervention incorporating monitoring, goal setting, and reinforcement can improve blood pressure control in a chronic hemodialysis population.

Objectives:

  1. Review the statistical data of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality as they relate to the individual undergoing hemodialysis.
  2. Determine nursing interventions that can improve blood pressure control in a chronic hemodialysis population.
  3. Describe how the use of self-efficacy, self-regulation, and self-care can assist in the management of hypertension.


Acknowledgements:The author would like to acknowledge her dissertation committee: Dr. Nancy Artinian, Dr. Hossein Yarandi, Dr. Rosalind Peters, and Dr. Toni Abbey and Omron.

Statement of Disclosure:The authors reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.

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