Webinars

Assessment of LDL-C in the Modern Era: Using a More Accurate LDL-C Estimate to Inform Personalized Clinical Decision-Making

Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Author: Martin, Seth, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology
Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
  
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Category: For Credit, Webinar

Description: Dr Martin explains the limitations of Friedewald-estimated LDL cholesterol; identifies patients in whom it is less accurate and how to recognize a more accurate, validated approach to estimation of LDL cholesterol made possible through big data; and explains how to apply LDL-C in daily clinical practice using evidence-based, guideline-recommended strategies for effective evaluation and management

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Explain the limitations of Friedewald-estimated LDL cholesterol and identify patients in whom it is less accurate
• Recognize a more accurate, validated approach to estimation of LDL cholesterol made possible through big data
• Apply LDL-C in daily clinical practice using evidence-based, guideline-recommended strategies for effective evaluation and management

ASCLS P.A.C.E.® credits are available to laboratory professionals through January 26, 2018.