A Virtual Reality View in-Practice View: Decreasing Cardiovascular Risk for Patients with Persistent Hypercholesterolemia

 

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

1:45PM – 2:00PM: Registration and Reception
2:00PM – 3:30PM: CME Symposium

JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Isle
19999 West Country Club Drive
Aventura, FL 33180
Meeting Room: Majestic Ballroom 5-8

PROGRAM FEATURES
– Create your own personalized posters
– Intimate, case-based learning environment
– iPads provided to enhance learning experience
– Virtual Reality sets provided to all attendees for viewing this presentation only

FACULTY

Christie M Ballantyne, MD
Vice Chair of Research, Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Molecular and Human Genetics
Professor of Medicine, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Baylor College of Medicine
Director, The Maria and Alando J. Ballantyne, M.D. Atherosclerosis Clinical Research Laboratory Co-Director, Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX

Michael Davidson, MD
Professor, Director of the Lipid Clinic
The University of Chicago
Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Learning Objectives

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Discuss how lowering LDL-C levels can reduce CVD risk in patients with persistently elevated cholesterol levels.
  • Review clinical trial data on nonstatin LDL-C–lowering agents in patients with persistently elevated LDL-C levels and evidence regarding their positioning in treatment regimens.
  • Describe best practices for identifying and managing patients with persistently elevated LDL-C levels and at high risk for CVD

Target Audience

This activity is intended for lipidologists, cardiologists, endocrinologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) due to hypercholesterolemia.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The National Lipid Association and Med Learning Group. The National Lipid Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

PHYSICIAN CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

The National Lipid Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

PHARMACISTS

ACPEUniversal Activity Number – JA0007192-9999-19-012-L01-P (Application) This Activity has been approved for 1.50 contact hour(s) (.150 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

NURSING

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.5 contact hours. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses to be determined.

ACTIVITY TYPELive, Application

CRITERIA FOR SUCCESS

Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant’s attendance and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form at www.lipid.org/cme.
For Pharmacists: Upon receipt of the completed activity evaluation form, transcript information will be available at www.mycpemonitor.net within 4 weeks.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

Full notification of commercial support will be provided in the activity syllabus.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.
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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (eg, physical, dietary, etc.). Please contact Med Learning Group prior to the live event at info@medlearninggroup.com
There is no fee for this educational activity.

 

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