Synthesize current guidelines on the staging of hypertension.
2. Differentiate between the pharmacological treatment for each stage of hypertension.

Purpose: To learn how to stage and treat hypertension according the JNC 7 Report.

Assignment Description:

Review the Seventh Report of the Joint Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of Hypertension (JNC

VII) at the following site:
Discuss the stages of hypertension according to this report and list the first-line medications for each stage of



Limit your response to 4 pages. Format paper according to SPA 6th ed.