Cardiovascular Conference Series: Updated AHA 2018 Primary Prevention of CVD Guidelines
The 2018 ACC/AHA Multisociety Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol emphasizes reducing the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) through lipid management. It updates the 2013 guideline and emphasizes a more intensive approach based on recent controlled studies and expert consensus.
Join Dr. Theodore Feldman as he reviews the risk assessment tools to guide decision making for the prevention of ASCVD.
|Live- Baptist Hospital 5MCVI|
Primary Care Physicians, Cardiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Interventional Radiologists, General Internists, General Surgeons, Gynecologists, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapist’s(personal growth) and other interested healthcare providers.
- Identifying patients in need of cardiovascular disease lifestyle modification and preventive pharmacotherapy.
- Discuss identifying patients in need of medical prescription for hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia.
- Discuss the need for treatment with aspirin for primary prevention and new data that sheds light on the need to be more conservative than previously.
- Apply strategies to reduce the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease through lipid management for the at-risk patient.
Theodore Feldman, M.D.
Medical Director, Prevention and Community Health
Co-Medical Director, Lipid Management Program
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Head of Cardiology, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
FIU Wertheim College of Medicine
Theodore Feldman, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.
Dr. Marcus St. John, conference director, is a member of the Speakers’ Bureau for Abiomed. Other non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-103402, by the Florida Boards of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Respiratory Therapists (personal growth). Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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