Pediatric Dyslipidemias: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management in the Primary Care Setting_Enduring
This training was designed to increase awareness and assist providers and healthcare team in strategizing and communicating to patients the importance of receiving dyslipidemia screening and follow up care.
Target Audience: Doctors (Family practice/pediatricians), nurses, and staff
Suggested Additional Reading:
- Juonala M, Magnussen CG, Venn A, et al. (2010) Influence of Age on Associations Between Childhood Risk Factors and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study, the Bogalusa Heart Study, and the Muscatine Study for the International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium. Circulation 122: 2514-2520.
- Roger VL, Heart disease and stroke statistics—2012 update. Circulation. 2011 Circulation 2012, 125:188-197.
- Homma, Atherosclerosis 01 & McGill Circ 02.
- Berenson NEJM 1998;338:1650–1656
- Framingham Study Liu et al AM J Cardiol 2006
- McGill HC, Jr., Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 1997;17:95-106.
- McGill, H. C. et al. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2000;20:836-845
- Homma S IT, Atherosclerosis. 2001;156:389-399.
- McGill, Jr, Circulation 2002;105:2712-2718.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify children at greatest risk for accelerated atherosclerosis
- Formulate a plan for how to manage children with dyslipidemias
- Recognize the role of the pediatric preventive cardiologist
- Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA, FAAP - Pediatrician at Hamilton Health Center, an FQHC in Harrisburg, and Senior Medical Director in Pediatrics at UPMC Health Plan
- Debra Zeh, RN, BSN - Senior Director, Quality Improvement & Provider Performance (UPMC Health Plan) at UPMC
- Andrea Sweeney, RN - Sr. Manager Performance Improvement, Quality
Presenter: Brenda Mendizábal, MD, MS - Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.
No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician (CME) The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing (CNE) The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
Other Healthcare Professionals Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance