Novel Approaches to Lipid Management


This case-based presentation will provide you with best practices to help you manage patients with statin intolerance and those at high cardiovascular risk.

Credit: 1.25 CE contact hour, 1.0 Pharmacology
Cost: Free

Take this Course

  • Kathy Berra, MSN, ANP, FAANP, FAAN, FPCNA
  • Lynne T. Braun, PhD, CNP, CLS, FAHA, FPCNA, FAAN
  • Jonathon M. Firnhaber, MD
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the biochemical basis of abnormal lipid metabolism, noting areas that are targeted in both current and potential future therapies.
  • Describe an evidence-based therapeutic approach to the patient with a true intolerance to statin therapy.
  • Outline a treatment plan for the patient who has an inadequate response to high intensity statin therapy, including strategies to rule out suboptimal adherence and optimization of patient education.
  • Describe the integration of shared decision-making into the clinical encounter for a patient with elevated LDL-cholesterol.
Note to our Physician Colleagues
Credit for physician audience is provided through our collaborating partner, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Please follow this link for access to the program and CME credit information.

Lipid Profile Test
This educational activity is provided by the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA). PCNA is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as an approved provider of Nurse Practitioner continuing education, provider number 030602.