Webcast: Optimizing LDL-C Management Post-MI: Patient Case & Expert Discussions
Expert faculty developed challenging cases to illustrate practical points in the optimization of LDL-C therapy post-MI, including, but not limited to the points illustrated below. At the end of each case, faculty engage in discussions to offer clinical pearls and expert insights on the cases.
- LDL-C goals & patient selection
- How and when to optimize and intensive LLT post-MI: in-hospital, post-discharge, and follow-up recommendations
- Safety of very-low LDL-C
The cases complement the information presented at the 2022 CMHC Spring Symposium The Evolving Landscape of LDL-C Reduction in High Risk Patients: Optimizing Combination Therapy to Reduce ASCVD Risk and is part of CMHC's Lipid Management Digital Education Hub.
The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of US-based healthcare professionals, including cardiologists, endocrinologists, lipidologists, primary care clinicians (PCPs), registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, dieticians, pharmacists, and other allied health professionals involved in the management and treatment of cardiometabolic patients.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Review LDL-C targets and the efficacy and safety of statin and non-statin therapies in patients with a recent MI
- Individualize LDL-C lowering therapy in patients with a recent MI to optimize outcomes and minimize risk of future events
Nihar R. Desai, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine
Vice Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine
Investigator, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
New Heaven, CT
Dr. Desai discloses the following:
- Consulting Fee (e.g., Advisory Board): Amgen, Astra Zeneca, Bayer, Bristol Myers Squibb, Cytokinetics, Novartis, SC Pharmaceuticals, Vifor
- Contracted Research (Principal Investigators must provide information, even if received by the institution): Amgen, Astra Zeneca, Cytokinetics, Novartis, Vifor
Joseph Saseen, PharmD
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy; Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus - Aurora, CO
Dr. Saseen has nothing to disclose.
Michael D. Shapiro, DO MCR FACC FAHA
Fred M. Parrish Professor of Cardiology and Molecular Medicine
Director, Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston Salem, NC
Dr. Shapiro discloses the following:
- Consulting Fee (e.g., Advisory Board): Amgen, Ionis, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Regeneron
- Contracted Research (Principal Investigators must provide information, even if received by the institution): Amgen, Novartis, Regeneron
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY
EDUCATIONAL GRANT SUPPORT
This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen.
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The planners and managers have the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies:
|Name of Planner or Manager||Reported Financial Relationship|
|Rhys Williams, MSN, FNP-C, RN||Nothing to disclose.|
|Lindsay Borvansky||Nothing to disclose.|
|Andrea Funk||Nothing to disclose.|
|Liddy Knight||Nothing to disclose.|
|Ashley Cann||Nothing to disclose.|
|Karin McAdams||Nothing to disclose.|
|Shpetim Karandrea, PhD||Nothing to disclose.|
|Neha Agarwal, PhD||Nothing to disclose.|
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Global Education Group (Global) and Cardiometabolic Health Congress do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION & REQUEST FOR CREDIT
This activity is complimentary and available during the period November 30, 2022 through November 30, 2023. Participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures, study the educational activity, obtain a score of 70% or better on the post-test, and complete the evaluation. Upon completing, your certificate will be be available for print. For questions about receiving certificates, please contact us at CMHC_Eval@cardiometabolichealth.org.
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- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 CDE
- 1.00 Participation
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