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Navigating Changes in LDL Management: Focus on PCSK9 Inhibitors Meeting Coverage from the CRT Conference 2017

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Overview / Abstract:

This live symposium coverage at the CRT Conference 2017 in Washington D.C. features expert faculty who discuss current changes and challenges in LDL management in an evolving therapeutic environment. New therapeutic agents, including PCSK9 inhibitors and their role in the existing statin-based drug armamentarium, are evaluated from a risk-benefit profile as an option for treating populations who may not be good candidates for statin therapy. Newly issued cholesterol guidelines for managing both LDL and HDL levels are also evaluated, along with a comprehensive discussion of current ASCVD diagnostic criteria for various populations and risk stratifications.


Mar 31, 2018


Informatics / Coding / Billing CE, Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Radiology / RAD Tech CE


Webinar / Webcast / Video

Credits / Hours

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning designates this live 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.



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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Michael Davidson, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, Preventive Cardiology
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Dinesh Kalra, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Rush Medical College
Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Peter Libby, MD
Senior Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Cardiology / Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia / Cholesterol, Family Medicine, Geriatrics / LTC, Hypertension / Blood Pressure, Obesity / Weight Management, Podiatry, Preventive Care, Primary Care

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen.

Keywords / Search Terms

ACHL CME, CE, Continuing Medical Education, CME/CE, Online Learning, Webcasts, Live Meetings, Cardiologist, Guidelines, Cholesterol, Injection, Binding, Blood plasma, Removal of particles , Blood stream, Heart/blood, Liver, Lipids, Hypercholesterolemia , LDLs, LDL Management, PCSK9, PCSK9 Inhibitors, Statins, Statin intolerance, Muscle pain, Muscle weakness, Coronary plaque, High-risk patients, Familial hypercholesterolemia Free CE CME Live CE CME

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