NCPro Online Case 2: Hypertension

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Nutrition Care Professionals Online Case 2: Hypertension.

Case 2 addresses hypertension in the context of Mr Robertson, a 65-year-old man diagnosed with overweight/obesity.


The NCPro Hypertension Case assists dietetic students preparing for the clinical component of their assessment and for participating in clinical rotations. This true-to-life Case emphasises the key nutrition-related features of hypertension as commonly presented in clinical written examinations, Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and Oral Vivas. Activities provide curriculum-level guidance to improve student’s readiness to practice their role as clinical dietitians. This resource has proven useful to over-seas-trained dietitians aiming to familiarise themselves with Australian protocol.

Online access includes:
  • A comprehensive Introduction to the nutrition care process
  • Case 2: Hypertension including; Perspective (Literature Review), Mind Maps, hyperlinked resource lists, detailed patient history including diet, social and medical history, interactive videos and 15 activities
  • Online NCPro Tool Kit including frequently used assessment and analysis tools
  • Complimentary webinars with author, Rowan Stewart



After completing this case, users will be able to:

  1. Describe hypertension and its associated risks and risk factors
  2. Undertake nutrition assessment on hypertensive individuals by collecting and interpreting nutrition assessment data specific to the development and treatment of hypertension including food/nutrition-related history, anthropometric measurements, biochemical data, nutrition-focused physical findings, social and medical history
  3. Practice diet analysis using the ready reckoner approach
  4. Critically assess and cluster nutrition assessment data to prioritise nutrition issues of concern, select Nutrition Diagnoses and create PES Statements for an individual with hypertension
  5. Integrate previous Nutrition Diagnoses with new Diagnoses
  6. Apply knowledge of food, nutrition, physical activity, health and disease to develop a client-centred nutrition prescription and interventions for hypertension
  7. Develop a therapeutic diet for weight management including appropriate nutrient sources and meal plans
  8. Develop a Monitoring and Evaluation Plan with nutrition outcome measures and performance indicators for a patient with hypertension and obesity
  9. Document the nutrition care process using accepted standards
  10. Explain the diet-disease relationship
PLUS receive a complimentary webinar with author, Rowan Stewart
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Authors: Rowan Stewart, Angela Vivanti and Esther Myers

ISBN: 978-0-6481335-2-0
Online Virtual Learning Environment
18-Month Access

Download:  Hypertension Case Study Summary



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