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Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center Proposed Lipids Guidelines: Recommendations for ATP IV
Time to Complete
April 12, 2012
April 12, 2013
1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States, primarily due to the effects of heart disease and stroke. The goal of this activity is to educate clinicians on the significant challenges in revising the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel guidelines and to provide balanced recommendations.
This educational activity is intended for Physicians and other healthcare clinicians who treat patients with cardiovascular/cerebrovascular diseases. There are no prerequisites.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should demonstrate the ability to:
Identify significant deficits in the current Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines.
Provide better care to patients in the treatment of hyperlipidemia and cardiovascular risk.
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PROGRAM COURSE DIRECTOR Steven Jones, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
PROGRAM MODERATOR Roger Blumenthal, MD Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Director, Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease
Roger Blumenthal, MD, has no relationships to disclose.
PROGRAM FACULTY Seth S. Martin, MD Cardiology Fellow Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease
Seth S. Martin, MD, has no relationships to disclose.
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Steven Jones, MD, reports the following interests: Grant/Research Support: Atherotech Diagnostics Lab Consultant: Amylin
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Proposed Lipid Guidelines Recommendations for ATP IV
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education 720 Rutland Avenue/ Turner 20 Baltimore, Maryland 21205-2195
Reviewed & Approved by: General Counsel, Johns Hopkins Medicine (4/1/03)
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