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Discussing Dyslipidemia: Incorporating Guideline Recommendations and Novel Agents

PCE On Demand Live Presentation

An expert faculty reviews the most recent guideline recommendations on the management of dyslipidemia and highlights how novel agents can be incorporated into clinical practice. 

Physician Assistants/Physician Associates: 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit

Nurse Practitioners: 1.00 Nursing contact hours, includes 1.00 hour of pharmacotherapy credit

Released: December 30, 2022

Expiration: December 29, 2023

No longer available for credit.



Douglas Jacoby

Douglas Jacoby, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Penn Cardiology Preventive Care
Medical Director
Penn Presbyterian Heart and Vascular Pavilion
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Stephanie Jalaba

Stephanie Jalaba, MMS, PA-C

Assistant Professor/ Physician Assistant
Department of PA Medicine
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, Michigan

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This activity is supported by an education grant from

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation


Academy of Physician Associates in Cardiology (APAC)

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Target Audience

Primary Care NPs and PAs

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify current guideline recommendations for initiation and intensification of dyslipidemia treatment

  • Discuss the mechanisms of action and place in therapy of nonstatin pharmacologic options for dyslipidemia

  • Design individualized treatment plans for patients with dyslipidemia that incorporate shared decision-making, access considerations, and adherence strategies


All faculty and planners participating in continuing education activities sponsored by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. All relevant conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. In addition, all faculty are required to openly disclose any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices discussed in this activity. The faculty and Planning Committee have been advised that this activity must be free from commercial bias and based upon all available scientifically rigorous data from research that conforms to accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

Douglas Jacoby, MD: consultant/advisor/speaker: AstraZeneca, Mend.

Stephanie Jalaba, MMS, PA-C has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Viet Le, MPAS, PA-C, FACC, FAHA: researcher (paid to institution): Amarin, Lilly, Milestones, Novartis.

The planners and content peer reviewers from Partners for Advancing Clinical Education and Practicing Clinicians Exchange, do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose, except Viet Le, MPAS, PA-C, FACC, FAHA as noted above.

Instructions for Credit

Learners wishing to earn CE/CME credit must: 

  1. View the content in its entirety
  2. Relate the content material to the learning objectives 
  3. Complete evaluation form 

The estimated time to complete this activity is 1.00 hour.

Release date: December 30, 2022
Expiration date: December 29, 2023


This program has been made available online


The opinions or views expressed in this CE/CME activity do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of Partners for Advancing Clinical Education, Practicing Clinicians Exchange, or any educational supporter.


Joint Accreditation Statement
Joint AccreditationIn support of improving patient care, Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team


ANCC Credit Designation
Nursing contact hours:
1.00, which includes 1.00 hour of pharmacology credit


AAPA Credit Designation
Joint AccreditationPartners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. Approval is valid until December 29, 2023. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


IPCE Credit Designation
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.