The Hypertension-control Inspiration Program (HIP) based on Team Up, Pressure Down curriculum is an opt-in program for North Dakota Public Employee Retirement System beneficiaries with elevated blood pressure, hypertension designation or initiation of a hypertensive medication excluding individuals with end-stage renal disease. It is currently a nine month pilot funded by the North Dakota Department of Health in the Bismarck and Fargo areas. All pharmacy staff members who are employed in a pharmacy that currently participates with About The Patient are eligible to participate in this pilot. Download the manual here.

To begin participation:

Step 1: Click Here to complete a prior knowledge survey.

Step 2: Participate in three online training modules, located below.

Step 3: Submit completion of training, at the end of the manual above, to About the Patient and complete post training survey.