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