The North Dakota Department of Health Division of Health Promotion is working with the Center for Rural Health to provide FREE training with education credits for members of healthcare teams in North Dakota. The goal of this TeleECHO™ series is to improve the overall health for patients in North Dakota.

A total of four, free, virtual, one-hour sessions will be included between May 20 – June 17 . The live TeleECHO™ events include didactic and case presentations focused on various hypertension topics including an overview of hypertension prevalence in North Dakota and how to use data and stats to prevent, control and treat hypertension;  complementary and alternative hypertension treatment options;  statin use for hypertension treatment; and managing hypertension through lifestyle modification. All trainings will be recorded and available online for later viewing with continuing education credits.

Session One: Hypertension and the use of RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring) and SMBP (Self-Measured Blood Pressure)
May 20, 2021 at 12 pm CT |

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

1. Identify the guidelines for the diagnosis and management of hypertension
2. Describe ways remote monitoring technology can assist healthcare providers deliver continuously-engaged healthcare over time.
3. Explain the process and lessons learned from starting a self-measured blood pressure loaner cuff program.

Presented by: Tiffany Knauf, MAIS; Jesse Rue, PharmD, BCPS and Heidi Lundeen, RN

If you have any questions about this ECHO series, please contact Julie Reiten, Project ECHO Coordinator at Julie.a.reiten@UND.edu. If you have specific questions about the North Dakota Department of Health – Division of Health Promotion, please contact the Health Systems Coordinator, Tiffany Knauf at tknauf@nd.gov.