A Review of Lipid-Lowering Medications
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about lipid-lowering medicines.

Course Publication Date: April 15, 2016

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Author:Anita Rothera RN, BS
Course No:LLM033016
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss how nurses can monitor patients for possible adverse drug events and/or the efficacy of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors.
  • Name four of the major types of commonly prescribed cardiovascular medications.
  • Name two new experimental drugs for lowering lipids in 2013 and 2014.
  • Describe teaching for a patient taking HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors.
  • State two HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors.
  • Describe common drug interactions with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors.


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