1 CPD HOURS
Inherited lipid disorders frequently present in primary and secondary care. Management of most lipid disorders falls within the remit of the primary care clinician, but also may be required of the hospital physician. Family testing and treatment can effectively prevent premature cardiovascular disease and therefore recognising and managing inherited lipid disorders is of importance.
This module is composed of 10 assessment questions and is designed to test your knowledge and understanding of the assessment and management of familial hyperlipidaemia. Once you successfully complete this module - and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% - you'll be awarded with a downloadable 1 hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your CPD Portfolio.
On completion of this module, you will have an improved understanding of:
The differential diagnosis of inherited lipid disorders
How inherited lipid disorders may present and be managed
The value of cascade testing to identify family members at risk of familial hypercholesterolaemia
Assessment of familial hypercholesterolaemia in children
Available all year round with 24/7 online access and unlimited resits, you'll be able to learn around your busy schedule and get to grips with your CPD modules whenever you'd like - all you need is an internet connection.
Our CPD modules are written and edited by medical experts within their specialist fields, who have pedigrees in postgraduate education. Questions are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that they remain relevant and up-to-date with new guidelines.
As a healthcare professional it's important for you to continuously expand on your clinical knowledge, skills and abilities. Our CPD modules will help you achieve this by providing you with a full explanation of answers, further reading, and the option to reflect using our online notes system.