CV Risk Reduction

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Implement a systematic approach to CVD risk estimation for better risk-factor control. 
2. Counsel patients about healthy behavior changes to reduce their risk for hypertension, stroke, MI and CAD, including diet, exercise, smoking cessation and alcohol consumption. 
3. Aggressively address CVD risk factors in women, a traditionally under-treated segment. 
4. Consider incorporating clinical performance measures into screenings for patients at risk of heart failure, myocardial infarction or stroke.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/11/2019

Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP, Residency Program Director, Palmetto Health Family Medicine Residency, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/11/2019
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