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Progress in the Care of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia: 2016

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Familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) is the most common autosomal dominant condition. FH reduces the catabolism of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-c) and increases rates of premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD).

This module focuses on recent advances in the management of FH, and the implications for both primary and secondary care, noting that the majority of individuals with FH remain undiagnosed.

Learning Outcomes

  • Be aware of the prevalence of familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) and the key role for primary care in diagnostic and know the risk factors of untreated FH
  • Identify the optimal time for detection of FH
  • Acknowledge the important role of the community laboratory in identifying FH
  • Provider name

    Medical Journal of Australia

    Provider number

    N/A

    Type

    Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review

    Duration

    1h : 0m

    CPD Points/Hours

    MBA: 1h : 0m

    Topic

    Cardiovascular Diseases

    Audience

    Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Pharmacist, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

    Delivery
    Title
    Progress in the Care of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia: 2016
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Cardiac, Endocrine Nursing
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    CPD Points
    MBA: 1h : 0m
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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