Understanding Cholesterol

Lists the various lipid components of total cholesterol and describes how they are formed in the body. Describes the physiological function of each lipid faction. Discusses how abnormal lipid levels may contribute to cardiovascular disease. Describes the lipid profile test and explains what values are considered desirable. Explains how lifestyle factors such as diet and inactivity can contribute to lipid abnormalities and treatment options. Describes the various categories of drugs used to treat lipid abnormalities. Describes some effective, realistic, and easily implemented strategies to improve patient adherence.
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Learning Objectives

  1. List the various lipid components of total cholesterol and describe how they are formed in the body.
  2. Describe the physiological function of each lipid faction.
  3. Discuss how abnormal lipid levels may contribute to cardiovascular disease.
  4. Describe the lipid profile test and explain what values are considered desirable.
  5. Explain how lifestyle factors such as diet and inactivity can contribute to lipid abnormalities and treatment options.
  6. Describe the various categories of drugs used to treat lipid abnormalities.
  7. Describe some effective, realistic, and easily implemented strategies to improve patient adherence.
Products specifications
Instructor A. St. Charles, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
Contact Hours: 3
# of Pages 81
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