Clinical Practice Recommendations for Pediatric Dyslipidemia
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This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours of which 0.25 contain pharmacology content.
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
1. Discuss common causes of primary and secondary dyslipidemia.
2. Recommend appropriate dyslipidemia screening options for pediatric patients.
3. Describe the efficacy and safety of currently available therapies and their potential role in the management of dyslipidemia in pediatric patients.
Casey Elkins, Assistant Professor of Nursing and Clinical
Lipidology Coordinator, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL.
Sharon Fruh, Associate Dean for Research and Evaluation and
Professor of Nursing, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL.
Loretta Jones, Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of South
Alabama, Mobile, AL.
Katherine Bydalek, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and
Associate Professor of Nursing, University of South Alabama,
Conflicts of interest: None to report.
Casey Elkins, DNP, NP-C, CLS, FNLA, HAHN
#3044, 5721 USA Drive North, Mobile, AL 36688-0002; e-mail:
- 1.00 Contact hours