Lipid Disorders

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Estimated time to complete session: 1 hour

Learning Objectives

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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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018

Jonathon M. Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor, Residency Program Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018
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