Lipid panels can be deceptively confusing!
Which guidelines to use? What numbers to treat? There are so many medication options!
In this video, using a case study, you’ll learn:
- Who to test
- How to decide who gets treatment (and what kind)
- When to follow up
IMPORTANT NOTE: this applies for non-pregnant adults only, and statins are contraindicated in pregnancy, so be mindful when managing patients of childbearing age/potential.
This applies to the VAST majority of patients in primary care, BUT, if you want the whole she-bang when it comes to lipid management (high triglycerides, secondary prevention, coronary calcium scores, etc), there’s still time to join the Lab Interpretation Crash Course (closes January 30th at 10pm EST! Click here to enroll.
Resources I mentioned:
Intensities of statin therapy– what dose to pick and which one.
Risk enhancing factors – what would help you decide to treat with medication or not.
Once you’ve watched, I’d love to hear from you.
What’s one thing you learned from this video about Lipid panels that you can take into your practice as a new grad NP (or soon to be!)?
Leave me a comment below. Be sure to share your thought directly in the comments, no links or videos as they may be removed.
Thanks so much for watching. Hang in there, and I’ll see you soon.