170429 - Contemporary Issues in Lipid Management
- : Online
To update on the genetic issues, testing and management of lipid disorders.
Relevance to General Practice
To recognise the importance of lipid profiling due to high prevalence of lipid disorders in the population and the associated health issues. Enhance knowledge of new targeted treatments for inherited dyslipidaemias and to
understand the new genetic tests to identify patients with a monogenic lipid disorders and screening for at-risk family members.
- Identify complex lipid disorders in the primary care setting.
- Describe how to manage and monitor patients with lipid disorders on novel therapies.
- Recognise the importance of screening family members of patients with lipid disorders.