PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Join us for an exciting week of educational content, being released online each day of our 2021 Spring Clinical Lipid Update On-Demand. Many exciting sessions will be released, including the challenges that lipid specialists face during and after COVID, challenging patient cases and complex pharmacotherapy. You will have the opportunity to ask your questions of the expert faculty in our scheduled Twitter Chats that will be held after each session. Stay tuned for more exciting information and details!

We are sorry we cannot be together in person for this meeting, but we are looking forward to a fantastic week of relevant and novel education and engagement.

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PROGRAM


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
Enduring Internet Activity
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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: Challenges for the Lipid Specialist During and After COVID

  • Discuss efficient models of patient care, including operational issues, regulations, and referral strategies to run successful lipid clinics in various settings.
  • Determine opportunities for ensuring patients are well informed about treatment options for Dyslipidemia.

Session: Lipid Logic- Diet Edition- Challenging Patient Cases

  • Outline the impact of various diets on cardiovascular risks.

Session: Tackling Residual ASCVD Risk: Beyond Statin Therapy

  • Discuss the implications of novel therapies in development for the future atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk reduction.
  • Assess the implications of recent outcomes trials for the clinical management of patients with diabetes.
  • Discuss the implications of novel approaches for the clinical management of patients with at high cardiovascular risk.

Session: Complex Pharmacotherapy in Lipidology

  • Discuss potential drug-drug interactions in special populations.
  • Describe the appropriate usage of pharmacotherapeutics in patients who need additional LDL cholesterol lowering.

Session: Severe Hypertriglyceridemia

  • Summarize the evidence-based recommendations for the treatment of patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia.
  • Discuss the implications of current and pipeline therapies for the clinical management of patients with dyslipidemia.
  • Outline the impact of various diets for the management of severe hypertriglyceridemia.
  • Discuss treatment options for the management of patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia.

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AGENDA


Each session listed below will be released at 6:00pm ET
Monday, February 22
Session - Challenges for the Lipid Specialist During and After COVID
Your Lipid Specialist Will See Now- Virtually Nicole Ciffone, ANP-C, CLS, FNLA
Who do you need in a 2021 Lipid Clinic? Who is the Team you Need? James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FNLA
Improving the Challenge of the Clinician-Patient Risk Discussion Neil J. Stone, MD, FNLA
Tuesday, February 23
Twitter chat for Challenges for the Lipid Specialist During and After COVID hosted at 1:00 PM ET on the NLA Twitter Page
Session - Lipid Logic- Diet Edition- Challenging Patient Cases
Lifestyle Modification Case Lynne T. Braun, PhD, NP, CLS, FNLA
Hold the Meat, Pass the Fruits, Vegetables and Legumes: Healthy Plant-Based Dietary Pattern Kathy Rhodes, PhD, RDN
Hold the Carbs, Pass the Fat versus Hold the Carbs, Pass the Protein Diane D. Stadler, PhD, RD, LD
Pass the Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts, Fish and EVOO, Hold the Red Meat; Mediterranean Dietary Pattern Connie Diekman, M.Ed., RD, CSSD, LD
Wednesday, February 24
Twitter chat for Lipid Logic- Diet Edition- Challenging Patient Cases hosted at 1:00 PM ET on the NLA Twitter Page
Session - Tackling Residual ASCVD Risk: Beyond Statin Therapy
Everything Old is New Again: Inflammation, Colchicine, and ASCVD Risk Samia Mora, MD, MHS
It’s Much More than Just Glucose Lowering in Diabetes: Role of SGLT2i and GLP1-RAs in ASCVD Risk Reduction Kathleen L. Wyne, MD, FNLA
Managing Infection: Influenza Vaccination in Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Kevin C. Maki, PhD, CLS, FNLA
Thursday, February 25
Twitter chat for Tackling Residual ASCVD Risk: Beyond Statin Therapy hosted at 1:00 PM ET on the NLA Twitter Page
Session - Complex Pharmacotherapy in Lipidology
Managing the High-Risk Pharmacological Patient – Traversing Drug-Induced Dyslipidemia and Drug-Drug Interactions among Solid Organ Transplant Patients Bruce A. Warden, PharmD, CLS, FNLA
LDL Lowering Beyond Statins – Choosing the Right Strategy for the Right Patient Sheila L. Stadler, PharmD, CLS
Friday, February 26
Twitter chat for Complex Pharmacotherapy in Lipidology hosted at 1:00 PM ET on the NLA Twitter Page
Session - Severe Hypertriglyceridemia
Case Presentation Daniel E. Soffer, MD, FNLA
Pharmacotherapy (current and pipeline medications Allison Hester, PharmD
Diet Management Lauren Williams, MCN, RD, LD
Management of Severe Multifactorial Hypertriglyceridemia in Patients Without Pancreatitis P. Barton Duell, MD, FNLA
     
Saturday, February 27
Twitter chat for Severe Hypertriglyceridemia hosted at 1:00 PM ET on the NLA Twitter Page

 

ACCREDITATION


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.50 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, 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 enduring internet activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

Dietitians
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 5.50 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/ materials. CDR Accredited Provider #NL002.

 

Pharmacist Accreditation Statement

Universal Activity Number JA0007192-0000-21-001-H01-P (Application)
This Activity has been approved for 5.50 contact hour(s) (5.5 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Nursing
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 5.3 contact hours.
For the advanced practice nurse, pharmacotherapy contact hours will be determined on your certificate.
 

CRITERIA FOR SUCCESS
Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant’s attendance and submission of the activity evaluation form. Partial credit may be awarded for ACPE credit.  A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form at www.lipid.org/cme. The deadline to claim credit is March 29, 2021.

For Pharmacists: Upon receipt of the completed activity evaluation form, transcript information will be available at www.mycpemonitor.net within 4 weeks.

*IMPORTANT*
Pharmacists MUST request credit before April 16, 2021. Credit requested after this date will be subject to a fee.

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.

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

ANCILLARY COURSES


Foundations of Lipidology Course

Virtual Live Pre-conference Course

Thursday, March 4 • 8:00 am–5:35 pm CENTRAL

Friday, March 5 • 8:00 am–2:30 pm CENTRAL

$550 NLA Members, $950 Non-Members, $0 Trainees

This course must be taken live to claim credit.

Overview

The NLA's Foundations of Lipidology course provides an introductory review of the core curriculum in Clinical Lipidology. This course is designed for any healthcare professional seeking to learn the fundamentals of Lipidology. Experts in Lipidology will lecture on basic concepts and guide participants through interactive learning scenarios that provide the knowledge and tools necessary to work effectively in a lipid practice and prepare for advanced training.

This course is particularly useful to review core elements of Clinical Lipidology and is appropriate for clinicians from the full spectrum of clinical experience including Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacist, Exercise Physiologists, and Dietitians who are in any phase of training, or even experienced physicians who are looking to take a deeper dive into Lipidology.

The Foundations of Lipidology is offered as a two-day course prior to NLA meetings (Clinical Lipid Updates [CLU] and Scientific Sessions).

Masters in Lipidology Course

Virtual Live Pre-conference Course

Thursday, March 11 • 7:30 am–5:45 pm CENTRAL

Friday, March 12 • 7:30 am–2:20 pm CENTRAL

$750 NLA Members, $1,250 Non-Members, $395 Trainees

This course must be taken live to claim credit.

Overview

The NLA's Masters in Lipidology course provides an advanced examination of the core curriculum in Clinical Lipidology. This course is designed for any health care professional with experience in Lipidology who desires advanced training. Experts in the field of Lipidology will lecture on advanced concepts and guide participants through interactive learning scenarios that provide tools and skills to further advance personal standards of practice. It is recommended that attendees have already completed preparatory coursework (e.g., Foundations of Lipidology or similar core curriculum training).

This course is particularly useful to explore the details of Clinical Lipidology and is appropriate for clinicians from the full spectrum of clinical experience including Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Exercise Physiologists, and Dietitians who are in any phase of training, or even experienced physicians who are looking to take a deeper dive into Lipidology.

Masters in Lipidology is offered as a two-day course prior to NLA meetings (Clinical Lipid Updates [CLU] and Scientific Sessions).

 

 

For additional information, click the course logo below.

For additional information, click the course logo below.

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Register for 2021 Spring Clinical Lipid Update

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NLA Member Pricing
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Masters in Lipidology

March 11-12, 2021


Foundations of Lipidology

March 4-5, 2021


Non-Member Pricing


Masters in Lipidology

March 11-12, 2021


Foundations of Lipidology

March 4-5, 2021


Trainee Pricing
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Masters in Lipidology

March 11-12, 2021


Foundations of Lipidology

March 4-5, 2021

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Disclaimer


Lipid Bucks: Lipid Bucks can be applied on the checkout page.

Registration: By registering for one of our ancillary courses, attendee understands and agrees that attendee’s name, city, and state may be shared with other attendees and exhibitors.

Photography: Photographs and/or video may be taken as part of the registered event. By registering for this event, you grant the National Lipid Association full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for promotional purposes. This may include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in print and online platforms, social media, press releases and other outlets.

Cancellation: Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. A written notice of cancellation must be received no later than February 28,2021. There will be a $50 fee for all cancellations. There will be no refunds if cancelling within 14 days of the start of each of the course you are attending.

Attendees who need special reasonable accommodations or who have special needs should contact the meeting organizers at 904-998-0854.