Lunch ‘N Learn
- On January 21, 2016
New Therapies for the Management of Hypercholesterolemia
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
1:00 pm (ET), 12:00 pm (CT), 11:00 am (MT), 10:00 am (PT)
- Joseph Saseen, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy;
Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Pharmacists & Nurses:
The purpose of this activity is to provide the participant with the knowledge needed to manage patients with lipid disorders.
- Describe the 2016 American College of Cardiology (ACC) expert Consensus Decision Pathway on the Role of Non-Statin Therapies in the Management of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk.
- Analyze data from the IMPROVE-IT trial on the use of ezetimibe.
- Appraise the benefits and risks of PCSK9 inhibitors to identify their role in therapy.
- Design a lipid-lowering regimen for patients presenting with hypercholesterolemia.
The purpose of this activity is to provide the participant with the knowledge needed to assist pharmacists in managing patients with lipid disorders.
- Define hypercholesterolemia.
- Identify laboratory tests used to screen patients with lipid disorders.
- List 3 drugs used to manage lipid disorders in adults.
Pharmacy staff and nursing staff involved with the medical care of patients with lipid disorders.
Type of Activity
Innovatix, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour for Disease State Management. Universal activity number: 0409-0000-16-020-L01-P (Pharmacists) and 0409-0000-16-020-L01-T (Technicians). To receive continuing education credit, a pharmacist or technician must attend the accredited session and complete the program evaluation at https://innovatix.com/evaluations/. Registrants must register no later than 10 minutes after the start of the meeting and must attend the entire meeting.
Professional Education Services Group is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA). Professional Education Services Group is awarding 1.0 contact hour for learners who successfully complete this continuing nursing education activity (including attending the entire 1.0 hour session and completing and submitting the session evaluation) The evaluation can be found online at: http://innovatix.cds.pesgce.com/index.php. For questions about this activity for nurses, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This program is free of charge to existing and potential Innovatix members.
Continuing Education Credits
ACPE Statements of Credit will be transferred to CPE Monitor within 4-6 weeks, upon successful completion and submission of the verification of Continuing Education and Program Evaluation Forms. CE certificates are not issued by Innovatix.