THE CANADIAN HYPERTENSION EDUCATION PROGRAM (CHEP) -- A THERAPEUTIC KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION PROGRAM A CSCP LECTURE PRESENTED AT THE 2005 CANADIAN THERAPEUTICS CONGRESS (ABRIDGED VERSION)

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N R C, Campbell Campbell

Keywords

Hypertension, knowledge translation

Abstract

The Canadian Hypertension Education Program (CHEP) is a dynamic therapeutic knowledge translation program that  changes annually based on the previous years’ experience. To meet  the challenge of hypertension treatment and control CHEP activities include updating evidence-based management recommendations, implementing the recommendations and examining the impact of CHEP on hypertension management and  hypertensive complications. CHEP  aids  health  care  professionals by providing credible widely disseminated up-to-date recommendations in multiple formats to suit individual learning needs.

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