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Update on Pediatric Lipid Management

Update on Pediatric Lipid Management

Carol Wittlieb-Weber, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

University of Rochester Medical Center

 
Original Release Date                    
01/13/2016
 
Validity Date      
01/13/2016 - 01/13/2019
 
Expiration Date                                
01/13/2019
 
 
References
Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents: Summary Report. Pediatrics 2011:128.
 
Educational Need
This presentation will review the rationale for lipid screening in children, review the history of pediatric lipid screening, and review the most recent guidelines for the screening and management of lipid disorders in children.
 
Learning Objectives
After viewing this modules participants should be able to:
 
1. Review the most recent pediatric lipid management guidelines.
2. Explain some of the controversy surrounding the most recent pediatric lipid management guidelines.
  
Accreditation
The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.
 
Certification
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
 
SCS Disclosure Statement
ACCME Standards of Commercial Support (SCS) of CME require that presentations be free of commercial bias and that any information regarding commercial products/services be based on scientific methods generally accepted by the medical community.  When discussing therapeutic options, faculty are requested to use only generic names.  If they use a trade name, then those of several companies should be used.  If a presentation includes discussion of any unlabeled or investigational use of a commercial product, faculty are required to disclose this to the participants.
 
Planning Committee and Author/Speaker Declarations
The ACCME Standards of Commercial Support require that presentations be free of commercial bias and that any information regarding commercial products/services be based on scientific methods generally accepted by the medical community.
 
All of the planning committee members (listed here) have declared that they have no financial interests or relationships to disclose: Bethany Marston, MD; Caren Gellin, MD; Christine Kerwin; Jessica Shand, MD; Rita Dadiz, DO; Taylor Starr, DO, MPH; Kristen Byrnes; Stephen Cook, MD; Megan Callanan Lasaponara, MD; Justin Lynn, MD; Elizabeth Rodrigues
 
Geoffrey Weinberg, MD declared: Research/Grants for Merck & Co.
 
The following authors/speakers have disclosed financial interests/arrangements or affiliations with organizations that could be perceived as real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentation(s).  Only the current arrangements/interests are included:
 
Carol Wittlieb-Weber, MD has no financial interests or relationships to disclose
 
No commercial funds have been received to support this educational activity.
 
For questions regarding certification or credit reports:
University of Rochester Medical Center
Center for Experiential Learning
Phone: (585) 275-7666
E-Mail: cmeoffice@urmc.rochester.edu
 
Registration Fee
$15.00
 

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Criteria for successful completion of this activity include
  • Review the webcast
  • Completion of  the self-assessment / program evaluation*
*The self-assessment / program evaluation must be completed in one sitting.
 
Certificates
  • Will be available for download immediately following completion of the program evaluation.
  • Participants must download and save or print certificates before exiting the course.
  • Please remember to send a copy of your certificate to your credentialing office and to keep a copy for your records. 
 

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Self-Assessment/Program Evaluation