Samuel Gidding, MD
Genomic Medicine Institute
Geisinger Medical Center
This enduring activity is focused on the team involved in the management of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.
- Use strategies to detect genetic aberrations impacting the activity of LDL-Rs early in pediatric patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH)
- Develop tailored intensified lipid-lowering regimens based on clinical guidance, individual pediatric patient risk factors, comorbidities, and prior treatment for patients with FH
- Interpret evidence from clinical trials assessing therapies for the treatment of pediatric patients with FH including long-term CV outcomes
This activity is intended for pediatric cardiologists, lipidologists, cardiologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with FH.
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.
Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour(s)
Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
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DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
Dr. Gidding discloses the following:
- Consultant for Esperion (bempedoic acid clinical trials in children), and Silence Therapeutics (Scientific Advisory Board regarding Lp(a))
The independent reviewers, staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests:
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METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CNE credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the enduring activity.
- Complete and submit the evaluation form to Med Learning Group.
You will receive your certificate after the enduring activity.
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RELEASE DATE: July 22, 2021
EXPIRATION DATE: July 22, 2022
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