Are PCSK9 inhibitors worth the hassle

Medicine Grand Rounds

Wednesday October 25, 2017 at 7:45 AM


Grand Round starts in:

Lecture Hall 2 - Stony Brook, NY
October 25th, 2017
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

Overview of PCSK9 Inhibitors

Dates and Times

Start: 10/25/2017 7:45 AM
End: 10/25/2017 8:45 AM

Objectives

- Discuss landscape of CVD risk reduction guidelines including LDL targets and drug recommendations

- Review options for lifestyle, supplemental, and pharmacological management of dyslipidemia
- Clarify the mechanism of action of PCSK9 inhibitors and the knowledge on effectiveness and efficacy
- Discuss the obstacles to use of PCSK9i, including patient qualifications, insurance denials, and financial burden

Speakers

  • Dr. Sergio Fazio
    • Are PCSK9 inhibitors worth the hassle

Location

Lecture Hall 2
Level 2 HSC
100 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Accreditation

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.