Workshop on updated nursing interventions on patient with hypertensiondate: 29/05/2018 20:50:00
In the framework of cooperation between Nam Dinh University of Nursing (NDUN) and Fullbright scholars program, on 28th May 2018 NDUN, Nam Dinh General Hospital and Dr. Lori Ann Spies - Scholar of Fullbright scholars program organized the workshop on updated nursing interventions on patient with hypertension at Nam Dinh General Hospital. Attending the workshop, on the side of Fullbright scholars program there was Dr. Lori Ann Spies. On the side of Nam Dinh General Hospital there were Mr Pham Thanh Nam - Specialized physician, Grade 2, Deputy Director; Dr. Nguyen Tan Phong - Head of examination department. On the side of NDUN there were Dr. Ngo Huy Hoang - Vice Rector; Dr. Nguyen Thi Minh Chinh - Director of the Center for Pre-Clinical Practice; Dr. Mai Thi Thanh Thu - Head of International Cooperation Office and 30 learners who are nurses at the two institutions.
Dr. Ngo Huy Hoang - NDUN Vice Rector delivered his opening speech at the workshop
Mr. Pham Thanh Nam - Specializzed Doctor, Grade 2, Deputy Director of Nam Dinh General Hospital delivered his opening speech at the workshop
At the workshop, leaders of two institutions stressed the importance of the workshop in screening, diagnosing and treating hypertension. Hypertension is a very common problem in the community, the highest incidence rate is increasing and expanding into various objects. To avoid this disease it is neccessary to strengthen knowledge of disease prevention for the people. The nurses at the health institutions should help patients with consultation and necessary advice. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), hypertension is the leading risk factor for mortality (make up 12.7% of deaths). The next are smoking (8.7%) and high blood glucose (5.8%). Out of 167 countries conducted survey by WHO, 61% has not had national recommendations on the treatment of hypertension yet. 45% has not had the training on the treatment of hypertension for medical staff. 25% has not supplied enough medicines for the treatment of hypertension. 8% has not had minimum means. And 12% has not had enough drugs for treating hypertension in primary health care.
Dr. Lori Ann Spies in Vietnam Fullbright scholars program presented the report at the workshop
Nguyen Thi Minh Hoa - Sister Nurse of Medical Ward A, Nam Dinh General Hospital presented the report at the workshop
Mai Thi Lan Anh, MSc - NDUN Deputy Director of the Center for Pre-clinical Practice presented the report at the workshop
At the workshop, the reporters presented the knowledge of epidemiology and pathology; risk factors; screening, criteria of diagnosing and treating hypertension; global nursing research with evidence-based implementation; the real situation of caring and objectives for nursing care of patients with hypertension at Nam Dinh General Hospital; health education for patients with hypertension: prevent, control complications and change lifestyle.
The learners divided into groups for interactive learning based on situations
The learners got the certification for updated nursing intervention on patients with hypertension
After the reports, the learners divided into groups for interactive learning based on situations under the guidance of Dr. Lori Ann Spies. At the end of the workshop they got the certification for updated nursing intervention on patients with hypertension. The participants were happy because of useful information for preventing, caring and treating patients with hypertension.