The advent of lipid-lowering therapy has revolutionised cardiovascular outcomes in the last 20 years. Increasingly, the assessment and management of lipid disorders falls within the remit of primary care and is relevant in the context of several other conditions, such as diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Similarly, the management of lipid disorders constitutes a significant component of QOF across various chronic conditions.
This module comprises 12 assessment questions, designed to evaluate your knowledge and competence in lipid management. It encompasses critical aspects of primary care practice, ensuring that you are well-equipped to address lipid disorders effectively.
Upon successful completion and achieving a minimum pass rate of 60%, you will earn a 1-hour CPD Certificate. This certificate can be conveniently downloaded and added to your CPD Portfolio, validating your commitment to continuous professional development.
On completion of this module, you will gain an improved understanding of:
Secondary causes of hyperlipidaemia
How inherited hyperlipidaemia may present and be managed
The assessment and management of hyperlipidaemia for both primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
Assessment of hyperlipidaemia in children and in pregnancy