Vital signs

Blood Pressure Measurement

Learn the physiology behind blood pressure, and how to obtain readings utilizing multiple non-invasive methods.
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  • 16 Lessons
  • 1 Certification
  • 2 Review Quizzes
  • Videos and Readings
  • 2 Hour Duration
Course contents

What's included?

Quick and easy lessons covering blood pressure basics. Learn how to calculate MAP and obtain a blood pressure using manual and electronic devices.

Designed for in and out of hospital

First responders, EMR, EMT, paramedics, nurses, and other clinical staff who obtain patient vital signs.

Study wherever you are

Our online self-paced course provides flexibility and convenience of learning on your time: where ever and when ever!
British Columbia EMA License & CMEs

CE credits

1.5 CE credits as listed on the BCEMACCS Approved Activities List. 

FRs and EMRs

First Responders and Emergency Medical Responders: completion of this course grants eligibility for EMA FR Schedule 2(n) non-invasive blood pressure measurement endorsement or restriction removal.
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NIBP by electronic device

Learn how to use electronic devices to obtain blood pressures. 

  • Stryker Lifepak 15 monitor/defibrillator
  • Zoll X
  • Welch Allyn vital signs monitor
  • Philips IntelliVue
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