Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship

Date Written

Summer 2017

Document Type


Course Number

NURS 5330

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

John Chovan, Sue Butz, Jim Cacchillo


Primary Hypertension, Pathophysiology, Signs and symptoms, Nursing and primary hypertension, endothelial dysfunction, essential hypertension

Subject Categories

Family Practice Nursing | Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing


The intent of this poster is to provide an understanding of the pathophysiology of primary hypertension and its impact on nursing. This is a disease affecting millions of Americans daily and with proper understanding of the disease process, diagnosis and management can be initiated early before life altering consequences impact the patient.



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