Atherosclerotic Disorders and Drug Therapy Management – Pharmacist, Nurse Practitioner
Pharmacists serve on the frontlines of medical care and are often the first healthcare professional a patient may turn to when problems arise. Cardiovascular disease is one of the most prevalent health burdens causing high morbidity and mortality amongst millions of Americans. This program seeks to familiarize the reader with the most recent guidelines and evidence on lowering lipids to effectively lower the risk of developing first and subsequent episodes of cardiovascular disease. The pharmacist will also become knowledgeable about nonstatin therapies and how to manage statin associated side effects based on the most recent evidence-based expert consensus on management of cholesterol with nonstatin therapies.