Consultation training of nurses for cardiovascular prevention - a randomized study of 2 years duration.

@article{Drevenhorn2012ConsultationTO,
  title={Consultation training of nurses for cardiovascular prevention - a randomized study of 2 years duration.},
  author={Eva Drevenhorn and A. K. Bengtson and Peter Nilsson and Per J Nyberg and Karin I Kjellgren},
  journal={Blood pressure},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={293-9}
}
The aim of this study was to increase patients' adherence to the treatment of hypertension through the consultation training of nurses. Thirty-three nurses were included in the study. In the intervention group (IG), 19 nurses took part in a 3-day residential training course on the Stages of Change model, Motivational Interviewing and guidelines for cardiovascular prevention, and recruited 153 patients. Sixteen nurses in the control group (CG) recruited 59 patients. A decrease in systolic and… CONTINUE READING