Nov 19 2014 Scientific Session 304-115-14 The Laboratorys Role in the New Guidelines for Cholesterol Treatment
Scientific Session 304-115-14: The Laboratory's Role in the New Guidelines for Cholesterol Treatment
Program Area: Clinical Chemistry
Level of Instruction: Intermediate
Contact Hours: 1.0
Description: This presentation will compare and contrast the old and the new guidelines for managing and treating cholesterol metabolism disorders as well as a discussion on how laboratory tests will be involved in the new guidelines.
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By the end of the course, the student will be able to:
1. Compare and contrast the National Cholesterol Educations Programs guidelines (NCEP-ATPIII) with the new guidelines from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology.
2. Compare and contrast the various treatment options for cholesterol disorders.
3. Discuss the laboratory’s role in the management of these new guidelines.
Joshua Shepherd, PA-C, MMS, MT(ASCP)
Assistant Professor, Lincoln Memorial University
Mr. Shepard has indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity
- 1.00 Attendance