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Statin Therapy for the Prevention & Treatment of CVDStatin Therapy for the Prevention & Treatment of CVD

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Estimated Length: 1 hour(s) and 15 minute(s)

Description

This course will provide a refresher on cardiovascular disease basics and then learn about newer findings related to statin therapy, such as which of your patient populations could benefit most and its effects beyond cholesterol management. You’ll also learn how to best integrate cardiovascular evidence-based practices into your agency and how to help your patients understand all of the benefits of statin therapy.

To be eligible for the nursing continuing education credit(s), the learner must complete each portion of this educational course. The continuing education credits are valid for this course from: 06/21/18 – 06/22/20

All of the following educational activities must be completed: 

  • Watch a webinar (60 min)
  • Complete reflective questions and an evaluation (15 min)

This educational course has no conflicts of interest from the planners, presenters, faculty, authors, and content reviewers.      

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This course has 1.25 CEs for Nursing (ANCC).  A certificate will be provided for all other disciplines that some states or national organizations will accept (please check with your state and associations).

Any issues contact HHQI@qualityinsights.org

Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate the three common types of cholesterol
  • Define clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD)
  • Identify the four patient populations that benefit from statin therapy
  • Describe how to integrate evidence-based medicine principles with patients who have clinical ASCVD
  • State two non-pharmacologic options to supplement and manage statin therapy
  • Explain two additional effects of statin therapy beyond cholesterol management

Lessons

  1. Statin Therapy for the Prevention & Treatment of CVD (Online Lesson)

Certificates

  1. Statin Therapy for Prevention & Treatment of CVH
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