Advanced: Translating Lipid Guidelines into Practice

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This CME symposium is designed to educate nurse practitioners and nurses on lipid management and cardiovascular risk reduction in high risk patients.


Joette Hughes, MSN, CRNP

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss the pathways responsible for atherosclerotic disease and the mechanisms of therapies that inhibit its development 
  • Review the current clinical trial evidence of therapies that have been used to lower LDL cholesterol and prescribing information 
  • Discuss risk assessment, guideline recommendations, and patient-centered approaches for lipid lowering therapies for patients at high risk for CV events.

Accreditation Statement
This activity is provided by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN). The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure/Conflicts of Interest
The planners and faculty for this activity do not have any relevant relationships to disclose unless listed below. Any resulting conflicts of interest have been resolved according to ANCC guidance.

Disclosure of Commercial Support
AAHFN did not receive commercial support from any organizations for this activity.   

Enduring Education Activity
Expiration Date: December 31, 2022
1.0 Contact Hours ANCC