Cholesterol Management in the 21st Century: Who Do We Treat? How Low Do We Go?

This course provides the primary care provider with a practical, what-you-need-to-know update on current evidence-based data for the management of cholesterol. 

 

Target Audience

Family Physicians, General Internists, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Dietitians and Nurse Practitioners.

Learning Objectives

  • Implement the latest screening guidelines for cholesterol-related risk based on recommendations of the American Heart Association.
  • Recognize the risk factors associated with heart disease, stroke and cancer and initiate effective patient discussions to motivate risk mitigation. 
  • Implement common treatments for diseases of the heart and recognize when referral to a specialist is warranted.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Koene RJ, Prizment AE, Blaes A, Konety SH. Shared Risk Factors in Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer. Circulation. 2016;133(11):1104-1114. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.020406.
  • APA Koene, R. J., Prizment, A. E., Blaes, A., & Konety, S. H. (2016). Shared Risk Factors in Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer. Circulation, 133(11), 1104–1114. http://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.020406
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
Course opens: 
09/01/2018
Course expires: 
08/31/2021

Theodore Feldman, M.D.
Medical Director, Prevention and Community Health
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Medical Director, Baptist Health South Florida’s Center for Healthcare Advancement and Outcomes
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology Clerkship Director, Head of Cardiology and Medical School Interviewer
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Theodore Feldman, M.D., has stated that he is on the speakers bureaus of Regeneron/Sanofi, Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Feldman has indicated that his presentation will not include discussion of off-label or unapproved usage.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

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 enduring material 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.

American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.

NOTE: Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points will be automatically reported to the ABIM. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
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NOTE: Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points will be automatically reported to the ABIM. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

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