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Cholesterol — The Good‚ the Bad‚ and the Balanced‚ Part 1 - CE337-60
Cholesterol — The Good‚ the Bad‚ and the Balanced‚ Part 1
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CE337-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Carol D. Marsh, APRN, CNP, DNP, CLS, FPCNA
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Objectives:
The goal of this continuing education program is to inform nurses about the global risk assessment for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) associated with lipid profile values and the therapeutic lifestyle changes recommended to reduce risk. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Name three key factors in global risk assessment for cardiovascular disease risk as defined by the 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk
  • Explain the subtypes of lipids, including low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and triglycerides
  • Identify three elements of therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC)
 

 
Nov. 12, 2013: The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) released new clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of blood cholesterol in people at high risk for cardiovascular diseases caused by atherosclerosis. We’ll be revising our CE courses that include information related to this change over the next year to reflect the new clinical guidelines. For more information about the new guidelines, go to:

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/23/2017

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