Duke 1st Annual Preventive Cardiology Symposium

Durham, NC US
April 26, 2014

The overall goal of this activity is to review the latest advances in the management of lipids in clinical practice, including the new American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology guidelines on lipids announced in November 2013. Topics include learning about evaluation and treatment options in lipids and lipoprotein disorders, as well as focusing on new prevention guidelines, physical activity, nutrition, drug therapies, advanced lipoprotein testing, special patient populations, and new technologies for lifestyle management.

The agenda for the Preventive Cardiology Symposium

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Learning Objectives

  1. Review old NCEP guidelines and recognize changes for 2014 for evaluation and treatment of dyslipidemia in the areas of detection, evaluation and treatment of dyslipidemia based classifications, recent trial results, risk assessment and therapeutic management.
  2. Recognize when using lipoprotein particle testing is appropriate for added clinical benefit.  Physicians will understand the meaning of the values obtained from lipoprotein particle testing.
  3. Identify the components of energy balance including: resting metabolic rate, daily physical activity & exercise metabolism, caloric intake and sleep pattern.
  4. Review the capabilities of mobile health for physiologic monitoring, education, medical adherence, two-way communication and temporal changes in risk factors.
  5. Summarize the role of genetics in dyslipidemia management, including assessment, familial hypercholesterolemia and pharmacogentic implications.
  6. Choose current and evolving medical therapies for dyslipidemia in special patient populations.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 9.75 Attendance
Registration Opens: 
Registration Expires: 
Activity Starts: 
04/26/2014 - 7:00am
Activity Ends: 
04/26/2014 - 4:00pm
Searle Center, Duke Campus
100 Bryan Searle Dr.
Durham, NC 27710
United States

Available Credit

  • 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 9.75 Attendance


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