More than Graft Function: Managing Cardiovascular Disease Post-Transplant

August 8, 2019

This presentation will highlight important cardiovascular risks and disease management following solid organ transplant. Topics will include the role of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk calculation and primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease including hypertension and hyperlipidemia management.

Target Audience

Cardiology Pharmacists

Transplant Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

Analyze the impact of solid organ transplant on a patient’s cardiovascular risks and outcomes.

Identify cardiovascular risk factors associated with commonly used immunosuppressive agents.

Compare and contrast hypertension management before and after solid organ transplant and be able to recommend an antihypertensive regimen for a post-transplant patient.

Apply the ASCVD risk calculation to a post-transplant patient when formulating hyperlipidemia treatment decisions.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
06/13/2019
Course expires: 
09/09/2019
Event starts: 
08/08/2019 - 2:00pm
Event ends: 
08/08/2019 - 3:00pm

This presentation will highlight important cardiovascular risks and disease management following solid organ transplant. Topics will include the role of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk calculation and primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease including hypertension and hyperlipidemia management.

Webinar
PA
United States

Stormi Gale, PharmD, BCCP

Laura Lourenco, PharmD, BCPS

ACPE Accreditation Statement               

The University of Pittsburgh Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

The assigned universal program number(s) is:  0481-0000-19-134-L04-P

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/13/2019
Course expires: 
09/09/2019
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