Hypertension and Its Diagnosis

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    84 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Hypertension is one of the most important co-morbidities and the leading cause of death in the world. The estimated prevalence of 1.3 billion people in low and middle-income countries are suffering from hypertension globally. Management and prevention remain the key to the management of hypertension. read more »»

Diagnosing pre-hypertension and treating it non pharmacologically is one of the major skills of a physician. Learn more about hypertension, how to diagnose hypertension, what are risk factors to be checked for before treating hypertension in adults and lot more to upgrade your knowledge to the next level.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will be able to understand

  • Hypertension – Definition, Classification
  • Different types of hypertension
  • Diagnosis
  • AHA guidelines for proper BP measurements
  • A systematic approach to hypertension management


Dr. Ch. Vasanth Kumar

MBBS, MD – General Medicine


Dr. Vasanth Kumar is a General Physician and Geriatrician in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. He has experience of 42 years in these fields. Dr. Vasanth Kumar practices at Apollo Sugar Clinic in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, and Apollo Hospitals in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 1977, and MD – General Medicine from Osmania University in 1981.

He is a member of the Hyderabad Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are Skin Tag Treatment, Skin Allergies, Gestational Diabetes Management, Stroke Treatment, and Insulin Free Treatment, etc.

For: beginners

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