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CVD risk assessment: from cholesterol screening to deprescribing statins

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For all health professionals

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This workshop will investigate how to perform and interpret cholesterol screening and further clarify prescription of HMG-CoA Reductase inhibitors (statins) with reference to PBS guidelines. This workshop will examine timing and choice of appropriate investigations to reduce the risk of vascular events.

Learning outcomes:

  • Interpret cholesterol screening tests to assess cardiovascular disease risk
  • Establish which investigation to choose, when and for which patient
  • Examine how to prescribe statins to reduce the risk of vascular events

Presented by:

Dr Justin Ardill

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Pending approval for 4 points with RACGP and 2 points with ACCRM

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The South Australian Postgraduate Medical Education Association (SAPMEA) is a charity and not for profit organisation with a principle objective to develop and implement continuing education programs for medical and health professionals across South Australia.

SAPMEA offers CPD accredited education programs through face-to-face workshops and seminars, as well as online learning.

SAPMEA invests all proceeds directly into medical education and has been doing so since 1897.

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