To provide an in-depth analysis of what the guidelines dictate in regard to special populations within coronary heart disease, as well as what impact they will have on practicing cardiologists, internists, primary care physicians, and other health care providers.
This activity is designed for cardiologists, internists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare providers.
After reading this issue, the participant should be able to:
- Identify which therapies should be utilized in the treatment of the adolescent patient with high cholesterol
- Recognize the undertreatment of atherosclerosis in women and identify the possible causes
- Evaluate new clinical data for the treatment of atherosclerosis with combination therapy
- Identify which patient populations do not respond well to systemic therapy
This activity has been planned and produced in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this continuing medical education activity for a maximum of 1 hour in Category 1 credit toward the American Medical Association Physicians' Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that are actually spent on the educational activity. Credits are available until the expiration date of October 31, 2004.
This continuing education activity was produced under the supervision of Peter O. Kwiterovich, Jr, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Director of the Johns Hopkins University Lipid Clinic.
This program is approved for 1 hour of credit (0.1 CEUs) and is co-sponsored by The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy who is approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. ACPE program #064-999-02-222-H01.
This continuing pharmacy education activity was produced under the supervision of Glen E Farr, PharmD, Associate Dean of Continuing Pharmaceutical Education, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.
CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION ACCREDITATION
This educational activity has been approved for 1 contact hour by the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing, which is accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Credit will be awarded until October 31, 2004.
This continuing nursing education activity was produced under the supervision of Kathleen H. Sabatier, MS, RN, Director, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing.
This program is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Sankyo Pharma.
Publisher's Note and Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this issue are those of the authors, presenters, and/or panelists and are not attributable to the publisher, editor, advisory board of Advanced Studies in Medicine, or The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine or its Office of Continuing Medical Education. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this issue are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for the product and may reflect the clinical experience of the authors, presenters, and/or panelists or may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.
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