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Dyslipidemia: Treatment (DYSLT)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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Certificate: View sample certificate.

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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Dyslipidemia: Treatment
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsDyslipidemia is a disorder of the amount of lipids in the blood, and is a primary risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis and subsequent cardiovascular diseases. Therefore, understanding and treating dyslipidemia is a key step in preventing life-threatening events such as stroke and myocardial infarction. This course introduces the various therapies used to treat dyslipidemia and to prevent atherosclerosis.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Dyslipidemia: Treatment course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Initiation of Plaque Formation
6. Plaque Development
7. Ischemia, Stenosis and Aneurysm
8. Sites of Atherosclerosis
9. Progress Check

10. Objectives
11. Non-pharmacologic Therapy
12. Bile Acid Sequestrants
13. Fibrates and Nicotinic Acid
14. The Statins: Direct Mechanisms
15. The Statins: Indirect Mechanisms
16. Progress Check

17. Summary


Describe the characteristics of atherosclerosis.
Outline the stages of atherosclerotic development.
Explain the risks that may result from plaque formation within arteries.
Describe the main clinical manifestations of atherosclerosis: coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and peripheral arterial disease.
Discuss the non-pharmacologic therapies for dyslipidemia.
Describe the different classes of lipid-lowering drugs, including their mechanisms of action, indications for use, efficacy, and adverse effects.

Online Training Program Benefits:

  • Immediate access to training: Instructions, username, password and receipt of payment emailed instantly upon online enrollment
  • Optimized for learning: Courses include voice-overs, easy navigation, progress checks, and high-quality animations to increase retention of subject matter
  • Self-paced courses: 24/7 access to individual courses for 90 days; and 180 days for professional certification programs
  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
  • Direct access to certificates: Documentation instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled
  • Verification of training: Certificates can be verified online, and electronic badges are issued for all Professional Certification programs
  • Corporate reimbursements: Employers may pay for or reimburse employees for training. Purchase orders (POs) for both individual and group training are accepted
  • Corporate LMS solutions: All courses are SCORM compliant and can be delivered from most corporate Learning Management Systems
  • Secure and safe access: Website and LMS offer an encrypted connection with firewall protection and daily scans for optimal level of security and performance
  • Career advancement: Professional certifications may be helpful for those seeking new careers or transitioning to different positions within their organization

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