Blood Cholesterol Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk
If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.
If you are purchasing this course the cost is $75.00.
Course Description: This program will discuss concepts and principles related to the management of blood cholesterol. The presenter will identify evidence-based practice for the pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of elevated blood cholesterol.
Instructor: Dr. Claire DeCristofaro
Target Audience: Nurses and any other interested healthcare providers
Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
· Review the concepts and principles related to clinical decision-making in the pathophysiology of the contribution of blood cholesterol to the development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
· Recognize risk factors for the development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and associated adverse outcomes.
· Discuss currently available interventions for the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of abnormal blood cholesterol.
· Discuss currently available clinical practice guidelines for the management of blood cholesterol.
Length of Course: 165 minutes
Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.75 nursing continuing professional development hours with 2.75 pharmacology hours.
Other: This educational offering provides 0.275 CEU (2.75 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Credit Statement: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.
The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.
Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.
Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.
Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.
The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.