Nov 21 2014 Scientific Session 304-115-14 The Laboratorys Role in the New Guidelines for Cholesterol Treatment

November 21, 2014


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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Learning Objectives

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. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
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Event starts: 
11/21/2014 - 12:00am EST
Event ends: 
11/21/2014 - 12:00am EST

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

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance


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