LDL-c goal attainment in high risk patients
This educational program consists of three presentations on LDL-c goal attainment in high risk patients.
This course consists of the following:
- The gap between guideline LDL-c goals and current practice: how are we doing? - Prof. François Mach, MD – Geneva, Switzerland and prof. Erik Stroes, MD, PhD – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- What are current challenges and barriers in achieving LDL-c goals? - Prof. Lale Tokgözoğlu, MD - Ankara, Turkey and prof. Kausik Ray, MD – London, UK
- Solutions for improving LDL-c goal attainment – changing treatment patterns - Prof. Ulrich Laufs, MD, PhD – Leipzig, Germany and Derek Connolly, MD, PhD – Birmingham, UK
After watching these three videos, the learner should be able to:
- Recall the guideline LDL-c target goals for different patient populations
- Memorize the proportion of patients not reaching LDL-c goals
- Reproduce prescribed treatment regimens in the DA VINCI study
- Describe barriers in achieving LDL-c goals
- Discuss solutions for improving LDL-c goal attainment
- Prof. François Mach, MD, Head of the Cardiology Division, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland, and Professor of Cardiology, Geneva University Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland.
- Prof. Erik Stroes, MD, PhD - Professor of Vascular Medicine, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
- Prof. Lale Tokgözoğlu, MD, is Professor of Cardiology at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.
- Prof. Kausik Ray, MD, is a cardiologist, and Professor of Public Health/Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Imperial College London, United Kingdom.
- Prof. Ulrich Laufs, MD, PhD, is professor of cardiology at the University of Leipzig Medical Center in Germany.
- Derek Connolly, MD, PhD is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Birmingham City Hospital, Birmingham, UK.
This educational activity is designed for cardiologists in secondary care and other healthcare professionals with an interest in LDL-c lowering.
This online course is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 hour of external CME credit.
Through an agreement between the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EBAC External CME credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EBAC credit to AMA credit can be found on the AMA website. Other health care professionals may obtain from the AMA a certificate of having participated in an activity eligible for conversion of credit to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Funding for this educational program was provided by unrestricted educational grants from Sanofi and Amgen.
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