Lipid Disorders in Children

Return to all Child and Adolescent Health sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Compare and contrast the familial and multifactorial dyslipidemias, and their clinical implications in children.
2. Explain the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHBLI) Expert Panel on integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents.
3. Prescribe appropriate therapies for children identified as at risk for hyperlipidemia to aid I atherosclerotic disease prevention.
4. Prescribe appropriate management for children with severe hyperlipidemia.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021

Peter Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021
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