High Blood Pressure in Children Drill

Course Overview

This course requires enrollment in Auscultation-Essentials or Ausculation-Advanced

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These drills build assessment skills by simulating blood pressure measurement by auscultation. Users will also practice evaluation of hypertension using the NIH's classification tables for children. We recommend downloading the 'Pocket Guide to Blood Pressure Measurement in Children', National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, using the following link: A Pocket Guide to Blood Pressure Measurement in Children


How To Use

This module currently requires a desktop browser or full-sized tablet (IOS or Android). Smartphones and mini-tablets are not currently supported. The patient cases provide a context for practicing exam and diagnostic skills for cases related to blood pressure. Each case consists of multiple pages:
  • patient history
  • blood pressure
  • heart and lung sounds
  • lab results
  • diagnosis and treatment
To view these pages, use the tabs that appear near the top of the page, under the case title.

Your Score

On each lesson page, a score box can be found in the left sidebar. At the end of your browser session your scoring information is removed.