Control is the Goal

Control is the Goal is a blood pressure management program offered twice yearly to Vanderbilt faculty and staff who have high blood pressure (hypertension) or are at high risk for developing high blood pressure.

Purpose: To promote and encourage healthy choices that can help with blood pressure control and to support regular blood pressure monitoring.

As a participant you will receive 6-weekly online modules to:

  1. TRACK: Report your weekly blood pressure reading using any of the following:
  2. TUNE IN: Build knowledge and skills with videos covering the following topics:
    • Blood Pressure Basics
    • Physical Activity
    • Heart Healthy Eating
    • Managing Weight
    • Stress Management
    • Blood Pressure Medication Considerations
  3. TRY IT
    • Answer a question or take an action
  4. TELL US
    • Quickly evaluate the module


  • For each module that is completed during the program, you will automatically receive one raffle entry for a prize drawing.

Interested? Contact Health Plus to receive information on the next sessions offered.

f you are a healthcare provider interested in referring faculty/staff with hypertension or at risk for hypertension to Control is the Goal, you can use any of the following options:

  • Vanderbilt providers use one of these options in eStar.
    • Ambulatory Referral order "Ambulatory referral to Health Plus" or "REF407"
    • In Basket message to: "P HEALTH PLUS CLINICAL"
  • Non-Vanderbilt providers use this form​.