Starting the Conversation on Hypertension Self-Management in Primary Care to Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes
Repository Posting Date2017-07-26T21:57:30Z
Author(s)Davison, Jean Ann
Author DetailsJean Ann Davison, DNP, School of Nursing and School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationAlpha Alpha
Level of EvidenceN/A
KeywordsHypertension Self-Managment; Primary care - blood pressure; Quality Improvement for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
A nurse-led quality improvement project was designed to improve the clinical performance of hypertension management with a focus on self-management support for adult patients at a primary care clinic in rural North Carolina. Greater than 80% of the patients set self-management goals for risk reduction of cardiovascular disease.