Hyperlipidemia and Cardiovascular Disease - Risks, Treatments, and Education

Cardiovascular disease in the leading cause of death in the United States.  Many comorbidities, including diabetes and hyperlipidemia, go hand in hand further complicating caring for our patients.  This course will explore risk factors and what health care professionals can do to best care for our patients.

Course Publication Date: April 05, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Heather Frommeyer BSN, RN
Course No:HCD020821
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary
Learning Objectives
  • Recall risk assessment and therapeutic goals related to hyperlipidemia

  • Differentiate components of the lipid profile

  • Identify the impact of the metabolic syndrome on cardiovascular event risk

  • Identify pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions for hyperlipidemia


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