Hyperlipidemia: Assessment
by Expert Reviewer: Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD; Instructor: Carol D. Marsh, DNP, APRN, CNP, CLS, FPCNA

$20.00

i 1.00 CEH

Course Overview

Comparing numbers of total cholesterol and of "good" and "bad" cholesterol has become a regular topic of conversation among Americans. Yet despite the public‘s increased awareness of the link between cholesterol levels and heart disease, many people don‘t comprehend the whole picture. This educational activity addresses topics to help clinicians interpret lipid profiles, the concept of global risk assessment, and the ways therapeutic lifestyle changes can improve health and decrease risk.

About the Course Author

Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD, is a physician who holds a PhD in pharmacy. Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Carol D. Marsh, DNP, APRN, CNP, CLS, FPCNA, is a family nurse practitioner who specializes in adult cardiology at St. Luke’s in Duluth, Minn. She also teaches cardiovascular risk reduction for nurse practitioner students at the College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minn. Carol D. Marsh, DNP, APRN, CNP, CLS, FPCNA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    1.00HOURS

    Relias LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Relias LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-CMEZ337
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2020-12-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Explain the subtypes of lipids, including low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and triglycerides; Identify three elements of therapeutic lifestyle changes ; Name three key factors in global risk assessment for cardiovascular disease risk as defined by the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Physicians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
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    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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