Live Webcast

Identifying and Treatment of Dyslipidemia: What a Healthcare Professional Needs to Know

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm CT
(1:00pm ET, 11:00am MT, 10:00am PT)

Presented by: 

Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS, Certified Clinical Lipid Specialist 
Immediate Past President of the National Lipid Association
UPENN - Retired

Registration will close at 11am CST on 5/29!

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EducationAdvantage and Joint Affiliate Members: Free!
Professional and Student Members: $65
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Course Description
This presentation will discuss current guidelines with recommendations for LDL-C thresholds and methods to achieve them. The presenter will use a case presentation to provide methodology for establishing that threshold. 

Course Objectives
Discuss 2017 Updated ACC Guidelines and NLA Recommendations for Dyslipidemia Management.
Recall that statin therapy is the first line medication treatment for risk reduction. 
Discuss considerations for addition of "other" classes of lipid lowering medication when combination medication therapy is warranted. 

Financial Disclosure:
All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed  all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest. Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity.

AACVPR Education Committee Co-chairs:   

Nadine Greco, MS

No Relevant Disclosures  

Carla M. Vorndran, MBA, FAACVPR

No Relevant Disclosures


Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS,
Certified Clinical Lipid Specalist

Speakers Bureau:
KOWA, Amgen, Sanofi, Regeneron,
Amarin, Kaneka America 

CE Credits: 
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) and American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

  • AACVPR CE: this course has been approved by the AACVPR Professional Education Committee for a total of 1.0 AACVPR Continuing Education Credits.  
  • Category 1 CE: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this course for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME. 
  • Nurse CE: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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