Control is the Goal

Control is the Goal Control is the Goal is a blood pressure management program available to VUMC 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.

Register for Control is the Goal now! This is a self-paced program that is open year-round to provide you with the support that you may need to enhance or improve your habits to best manage your well-being.

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:
    • Test Your Knowledge
    • Take an Action
  4. TELL US:
    • Quickly Evaluate the Module

You will get weekly access to these modules through your VUMC email. 


  • For each blood pressure measurement that is submitted during the program, you will automatically receive one raffle entry for a prize drawing.
    If you are a healthcare provider interested in referring faculty/staff who have hypertension or are 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.