Accreditation Information

Target Audience
This activity is designed to meet the needs of physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, advance practice registered nurses, and registered dietitians with an interest in lipid management.

Type of Activity
Live Activity

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, all participants should be able to:

  • Discuss strategies to improve the knowledge, skills or performance of the healthcare team;

Session I: Top Controversies in Lipidology

  • Evaluate current controversies in the management of patients through case discussions.

Session II: Evidence Based Story of Lipoprotein(a)

  • Discuss the role of lipoprotein(a) in risk assessment and management of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Session III: Just Around the Corner in Lipid Treatment

  • Discuss recent and ongoing clinical trials of new lipid modifying therapies and their impact in the future treatment of dyslipidemia.

Session IV: Complex Cases and the Team Based Approach

  • Review strategies to improve the knowledge, skills or performance of the healthcare team through case-based learning.

Session V: Recent Updates in Lipidology

  • Appraise emerging pharmacologic management options for dyslipidemia.
  • Evaluate current recommendations for the use of statins in pregnancy.

Session VI: Truth About Eating Patterns in 2022

  • Review current dietary patterns and guidelines for patient treatment.

Session VII: What Lipid Specialist should know about Risk Enhancing Factors

  • Identify risk enhancing factors that might impact the care of patients with dyslipidemia and related disorders.
  • Recognize population differences that may impact clinical care.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The National Lipid Association. The National Lipid Association 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 Credit Designation Statement
The National Lipid Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Physician Assistants
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The National Lipid Association is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 12.25 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/ materials. CDR Accredited Provider #NL002.

Pharmacist Accreditation Statement

Universal Activity Number JA0007192-0000-21-040-L01-P (Application)
This Activity has been approved for 12.25 contact hour(s) (1.225 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 12.25 contact hours.

Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses to be determined.

Criteria for Success:
Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant´s attendance and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form at
For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4 weeks.
For Dietitians: Upon completion of the activity evaluation form, dietitians may submit evaluations of the quality of activities/materials to CDR. Poor evaluations of activities/materials may trigger an audit of the activities / materials by CDR.

Disclosure Statement:
It is the policy of NLA to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The faculty must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflict of interest is resolved by NLA prior to accreditation of the activity.

Commercial Support:
Full notification of commercial support will be provided in the activity materials.