Familial Hypercholesterolemia Screening, Diagnosis, and Evaluation

December 29, 2023 to December 31, 2023
Clinicians will learn about criteria to diagnose FH and the new tools that are available to them. Early diagnosis and treatment of FH can reduce early cardiovascular events from 20% to 1%.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for Physicians, Advanced Practitioners, Nurses and Pharmacists in Internal Medicine, Family Practice, and Community Medicine fields.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • define indications for FH screening
  • triage patients to lipid specialists appropriately
  • order genetic testing for FH when indicated
  • apply electronic health record resources effectively to facilitate aspects of FH care and management
Refund Policy
A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course.  No refunds for no-shows. 
 
Course Cancellation Policy
In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full.  Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.
 
Attendance
Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity on your continuing education transcript.  
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 1.00 ACPE
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 1.00 ANCC
    • 1.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 1.00 Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    08/30/2023
    Course expires: 
    12/31/2023
    Event starts: 
    12/29/2023 - 7:14am EST
    Event ends: 
    12/31/2023 - 5:15pm EST
    Cost:
    $0.00
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    Accreditation 

    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine 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.

     

    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 1 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    This live activity is approved for 1 contact hours (1.0 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit JA0008072-0000-23-035-L99-P.
     
    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

    Available Credit

    • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 1.00 ACPE
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 1.00 ANCC
    • 1.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 1.00 Contact Hours

    Price

    Cost:
    $0.00
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