Lipid Insights: A Case Study in Dyslipidemia Management- Incorporating the NLA Recommendations into Practice

Lipid Insights: A Case Study in Dyslipidemia Management- Incorporating the NLA Recommendations into Practice

Schedule: On Demand (The original live program aired on Tuesday, November 11, 2014)
This edition of Lipid Insights was hosted by the Southeast Lipid Association.
Program Overview
The Lipid Insights Virtual Journal Club, a 60-minute CME Webcast with a live Q&A session, is designed to offer members and others an interactive way to discuss important clinical trial updates. This program will discuss a case study in dyslipidemia management and incorporating NLA Recommendations for Patient Centered Management of Dyslipidemia- Part 1. Join Moderator Ralph La Forge, MSc, CLS, FNLA and Speaker Harold E. Bays, MD, FNLA as they discuss the application of a case study to the NLA’s recently published Recommendations.
Ralph La Forge, MSc, FNLA, CLS
Immediate-Past President, Southeast Lipid Association
Diplomate, Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology
Durham, NC
Harold E. Bays, MD, FNLA
President-Elect, Southeast Lipid Association
Medical Director and President
Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerotic Research Center
Louisville, KY
Diplomate, American Board of Clinical Lipidology
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Education Information

This program, though not accredited in its archived form, is targeted towards specific content areas and learning objectives.

Content Domain
This activity falls under the following content domain(s):

  • 7.0 Treatment of Dyslipidemia
  • 7.2 Treatment Statements and Guidelines

Learning Objectives
This activity teaches to the following learning objective(s):

  1. Apply guidelines into daily practice to help patients reach goals
  2. Define the National Lipid Association’s Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia
  3. Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families. (For Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners only)
  4. Utilize current dyslipidemia patient guidelines on diagnosis, management and treatment.


jps1965's picture

Great presentation. Hopefully PCSK9 data will provide data on Dr Bayes' comments that our goal as physicians may be to never allow atherosclerotic particles to accumilate instead of reacting after risks have been identified and having  opportunities for disease avoidance missed.