Cardiac Disorders - HTN, Lipids, and Risk Calculators

Return to Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Contrast the blood pressure goals in treating hypertension in the elderly and very elderly.

2. Analyze pharmacologic versus nonpharmacologic options regarding lipid management.

3. Prepare treatment plans according to the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP-III) guidelines for patients who require more in-depth management of hyperlipidemia.

4. Analyze pharmacologic versus nonpharmacologic options regarding hypertension management.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
10/15/2013
Course expires: 
10/14/2016

Alvin B. Lin, MD, FAAFP, Course Chair, Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/15/2013
Course expires: 
10/14/2016
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