Cholesterol and Risk Calculators

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Analyze pharmacologic v. non-pharmacologic options regarding lipid management.

2. Prepare treatment plans according to the ACC/AHA guidelines for patients who require more in-depth management of hyperlipidemia.

3. Counsel patients on different types of cholesterol, impact of dietary and lifestyle choices on overall blood cholesterol, and appropriate behavior modifications to prevent hyperlipidemia.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019

William M. Simpson, Jr., MD, FAAFP, Emeritus Professor of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019
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