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Managing LDL-C with PCSK9 Inhibitors: Identifying the Patients, Optimizing the Outcomes

Friday, February 22, 2019

Hilton Portland Downtown
Galleria Ballroom, 7th Floor
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, Oregon

Registration: 6:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Symposium:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm   

There is no fee to attend this educational activity. This is an independent satellite CME/CE symposium held in conjunction with the 2019 NLA Spring Clinical Lipid Update. It is not part of the official sessions as planned by the NLA Scientific Meetings Register Online at: Committee.

Registration for this program is now closed.

Faculty:  James Underberg, MD,MS (Chair); Ty Gluckman, MD; Margo Minissian, PhD, ACNP, CLS, AACC; Michael Shapiro, DO; Pam Taub, MD
Program Overview:

In this program, Chair Dr. James Underberg, and faculty members Dr. Ty Gluckman, Dr. Margo Minissian, Dr. Michael Shapiro, and Dr. Pam Taub, will use these educational formats to assist lipidologists in patient management with PCSK9 inhibitors.

Educational Objectives: 
Upon completion of his program, attendees should be able to:

  • Recognize that LDL-C remains a central focus of cardiovascular risk reduction.
  • Discuss key principles of cholesterol management and the role of statin therapy.
  • Identify patients for consideration for PCSK9 inhibitor therapy.
  • Describe increased risks associated with ASCVD patients and patients with LDL C ≥ 190 mg/dL with or without FH.
  • Interpret evidence with PCSK9 inhibitors in patients with ASCVD and severe hypercholesterolemia.
  • Discuss strategies to improve the knowledge, skills or performance of the healthcare team.

    Free CME Here

    Target Audience:  This activity is designed to meet the needs of lipidologists, internists, endocrinologists, physician assistants, pharmacists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, advance practice registered nurses and registered dietitians with an interest in lipid management.

    CME Credit Provided by the National Lipid Association
    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The National Lipid Association and Voxmedia LLC. The National Lipid Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Physician Credit Designation Statement:
    The National Lipid Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

    Physician Assistants NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

    The National Lipid Association is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 2 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/materials. CDR Accredited Provider #NL002.

    Universal Activity Number - JA0007192-9999-19-008-L01-P (Application)
    This Activity has been approved for 2.00 contact hour(s) (.2 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 2.0 contact hours. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses to be determined.

    Criteria for Success
    Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant’s attendance and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form at www.lipid.org/cme. For Pharmacists: Upon receipt of the completed activity evaluation form, transcript information will be available at www.mycpemonitor.net within 4 weeks.

    Commercial Support: The National Lipid Association and Voxmedia International gratefully acknowledge the educational donation provided by Amgen.

    Americans with Disabilities Act
    Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc.) Please contact Voxmedia staff prior to the live event at tthompson@voxmedia.us.