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CVD & Lipid Management - RD144
CVD & Lipid Management

RD144 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Ellen K. Chow, MS, RD, CSSD, CD
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Objectives:
After completing this continuing education exercise, the student should be able to:
  1. Discuss the utility of novel cardiovascular risk markers in primary vs. secondary prevention of CVD, and among patients with additional comorbidities.
  2. Describe the differences between LDL-C, HDL-C, the respective lipid subclasses, and their role in the atherogenicity of lipid profiles.
  3. Explain the roles of pharmaceutical and lifestyle interventions in CVD risk reduction.
  4. Suggest how RDs can educate and assist patients in preventing major adverse cardiovascular events through an interdisciplinary approach.
  5. List ways in which advanced lipid panels and inflammatory markers may refine dietary interventions to maximize CVD risk reduction.

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for nutrition professionals.
 
ContinuingEducation.com is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 3 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2100, 3060, 4040, 4050, 5090, 5160
 
ContinuingEducation.com is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/31/2014

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