Pediatric Grand Rounds
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
2011 Guidelines for Universal Pediatric Lipid Screening: Pros and Cons and the Real World
James L. Loker, MD
Clinical Professor, MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies; Medical Director Echocardiography Lab, Bronson Methodist Hospital; Medical Director, the Children's Hospital at Bronson
Monica Goble, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Michigan, Lansing Pediatric Cardiology; and Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI
At the end of the activity (presentation), the participants will be better able to:
1. Understand the new recommendations by the AAP for cholesterol screening in children and adolescents
2. Understand the reason for the change in the recommendations
3. Understand familial hypercholesterolemia as related to the recommendations
The Michigan State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Michigan State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The target audience for this presentation includes department faculty, pediatric residents, medical students and community physicians.