Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Implement an evidence-based gender-specific risk classification strategy into practice.
2. Determine criteria for screening and diagnostic testing for cardiovascular disease in women.
3. Counsel female patients on the impact of cardiovascular disease in women with a focus on reduction of modifiable risk factors.
4. Using shared decision-making, develop a prevention/treatment plan for women at risk for cardiovascular disease utilizing evidence-based guidelines and recommendations.
5. Differentiate specific issues, disease processes, and treatments based on ethnicity, gender, and genetics.
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Jeannette E. South-Paul, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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