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Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this course is to update nurses, dietitians, pharmacy professionals, and social workers in acute care settings about the latest cholesterol treatment guidelines and provide an example of interprofessional collaboration for care of a patient with hyperlipidemia. After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Discuss how interprofessional collaboration enhances patient care in the hospital setting.
  • Discuss physiologic risks related to elevated cholesterol.
  • Describe non-pharmacologic treatment approaches to the management of hyperlipidemia.
  • Describe pharmacologic treatments for hyperlipidemia, including risks and benefits.

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Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC 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.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791



Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and  West Virginia Board Of Examiners For Registered Professional Nurses


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None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.