1. Provide a cholesterol screening for all patients over the age of 20 at least once every five years, with special attention to those who exhibit risk factors for hyperlipidemia.
2. Discuss the current ACC/AHA Guidelines.
3. Discuss the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP-III) guidelines for patients who require more in-depth management of hyperlipidemia.
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