Advanced Treatment of LDL: How Low Should You Go?

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In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity C. Michael White, PharmD, FCCP, FCP, discusses the recent cholesterol guidelines, changes and treatment options.

Target Audience:

Pharmacists interested in cholesterol treatment options.

This activity is not accredited for technicians

Learning objectives:

At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Identify current cholesterol guidance and the reasons major guidelines have changed
  • Select a treatment goal for an individual patient and determine whether monotherapy or adjunctive therapy is sufficient
  • Select the appropriate first and adjunctive therapies for patients with differing patient profiles
  • Identify the benefits of pharmacist provided care for patients with cholesterol disorders

Activity Faculty

C. Michael White, PharmD, FCCP, FCP
Professor and Department Head Pharmacy Practice
University of  Connecticut School of Pharmacy and Director HOPES Research Group
Storrs, CT

Faculty Disclosure:

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Criteria for Quality and Interpretive Guidelines, The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy requires that faculty disclose any relationship that the faculty may have with commercial entities whose products or services may be mentioned in the activity.

C. Michael White, PharmD, FCCP, FCP has no actual or potential conflicts of interest associated with this presentation.

Program Fees:

Click on the registration link to register for this activity. The cost is $15.00.

Grant Funding:

This activity has no grant funding associated with it.

ACPE logoThe University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU) will be awarded to pharmacists who view the presentation, pass the learning assessment with a grade of 70% or better and complete an evaluation. (ACPE #0009-0000-17-087-H01-P) Credits will  be electronically submitted to CPE Monitor within 72 hours of completing the activity.

Initial release date: December 21, 2017
Planned expiration date: December 15, 2020

Disclaimer:
The material presented here does not necessarily reflect the views of The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy or its co-sponsor affiliates. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.