Cardiovascular Risk Left Behind: An Interactive Exploration of Triglyceride-Rich Remnant Lipoproteins

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October 31, 2021
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This curriculum and corresponding interventions are designed for Internists, Primary Care Physicians, Family Medicine, Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Lipid Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses, and/or Physicians Assistants, Pharmacists who are involved in the care and treatment of patients with ASCVD.


Join us for this 1-hour interactive online activity with an in-clinic reference guide aimed at providing clinicians with a comprehensive overview of approaches to residual cardiovascular risk reduction in high-risk patients with maximally controlled LDL-cholesterol. This highly interactive activity contains animations, mock patient charts, and interactivity learning.


Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:  

  • Discuss the mechanism and cause of triglyceride-rich remnant lipoproteins. 
  • Demonstrate effective cardiovascular risk assessment and shared decision-making with high-risk patients with controlled LDL-cholesterol.
  • Identify in which patients triglyceride-rich lipoproteins may be the primary treatment target
  • Outline appropriate therapy options for high CVD risk patients with elevated triglyceride levels
  • Discuss strategies to improve the knowledge, skills or performance of the healthcare team

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