Return to all Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicine sessions.
Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.
1. Provide pediatric patients and/or their parents/caregivers with effective, culturally competent tools and resources needed to make informed health decisions.
2. Address specific barriers to cardiovascular health among pediatric populations.
3. Integrate appropriate tools and recommendations to screen pediatric patients for hypertension, hyperlipidemia and overweight/obesity.
4. Develop an evidence-based treatment plan that encourages patient adherence to the prescribed therapy.
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Lynne E. Nield, MD, Paediatric and Fetal Cardiologist, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Division of Cardiology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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