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Course Director

Kausik Ray, BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCP, MD, MPhil (Cantab), FACC, FESC, FAHA
Kausik Ray, BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCP, MD, MPhil (Cantab), FACC, FESC, FAHA

Imperial College London
London, United Kingdom

Faculty

G.B. John Mancini
G.B. John Mancini, MD, FRCP(C), FACC

University of British Columbia
Vancouver Hospital and St. Paul's Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Accredited by

Oakstone Publishing, LLC

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.5 Credits
Release Date:2017-Jul-26
Expiration Date:2018-Jul-25
Estimated Time for Completion:30 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Funding Disclosure

This activity is supported by an educational funding donation provided by Amgen.

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, experts in lipid management discusses reducing cardiovascular risks.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe patient-related barriers to managing lipid-related cardiovascular risk
  • Identify strategies and resources for overcoming those barriers
  • Formulate strategies to help overcome patient-related barriers to reducing lipid-related cardiovascular risk

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, lipidologists, endocrinologists and other clinicians involved in lipid management.

Faculty Disclosure Statement / Conflict of Interest Policy

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, medical reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Course Director

Kausik Ray, BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCP, MD, MPhil (Cantab), FACC, FESC, FAHA
Professor of Public Health
Imperial College London
London, United Kingdom

Kausik Ray, BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCP, MD, MPhil (Cantab), FACC, FESC, FAHA, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for AbbVie; Amgen Inc; Cerenis Therapeutics Inc; Eli Lilly and Company; Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Medco Health Solutions, Inc; Regeneron; and Sanofi-Synthelabo Ltd.
Grant/Research Support from Amgen Inc; Pfizer Inc; Regeneron; and Sanofi-Synthelabo Ltd.
Speakers Bureau participant with Algorithme Pharma inc.; AstraZeneca Plc; Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH; Cipla Inc.; Kowa Pharmaceutical Europe Co. Ltd.; Pfizer Inc; and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.
Honoraria from Algorithme Pharma inc.; Amgen Inc; AstraZeneca Plc; Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH; Cerenis; Eli Lilly and Company; Esperion; Kowa Pharmaceutical Europe Co. Ltd; Medcon International; Medscape; Merck & Co., Inc; Novo Nordisk; Pace Pharmacy And Compounding Experts; Pfizer Inc; Resverlogix Corp; and Sanofi-Synthelabo Ltd.
Advisory Board for Amgen Inc; Eli Lilly and Company; HATS; Kowa Pharmaceutical Europe Co. Ltd; Medcon International; Pfizer Inc; Regeneron; Resverlogix Corp; and Sanofi-Synthelabo Ltd.

Faculty

G.B. John Mancini, MD, FRCP(C), FACC
Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Staff Cardiologist, Vancouver Hospital and St. Paul's Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

G.B. John Mancini, MD, FRCP(C), FACC, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Amgen Inc and sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC.
Grant/Research Support from Amgen Inc and sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC.
Speakers Bureau participant with Amgen Inc and sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC.
Honoraria from Amgen Inc and sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC.

PeerVoice Medical Director

Annette Wiggins has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Disclosure of Unlabelled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labelled for use in certain jurisdictions. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabelled or investigational use.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our materials. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in our materials.

Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing, LLC and PeerVoice. Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)-European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the American Medical Association (AMA). European physicians interested in converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ into European CME credit (ECMEC) should contact the UEMS (www.uems.eu).

This CME activity is jointly provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC and PeerVoice.

Requirements for Successful Completion

To receive credit, participants must complete the activity, the post-test, and the evaluation form prior to the expiration date noted below. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form. Consult your professional licensing board for information about your eligibility to claim credit for participation in this educational activity. A minimum performance level of 70% is needed.

Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: July 26, 2017-July 25, 2018
Time to Complete: 30 minutes

Disclaimer

The participants of this educational activity have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients' conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

The materials presented here are used with the permission of the authors and/or other sources. These materials do not necessarily reflect the views of PeerVoice or any of its supporters.

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