Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disorder of severely elevated lipids and premature cardiovascular disease. These interactive cases explore family screening, management, and patient education. An embedded webinar provides background on FH and therapeutic options, and videos demonstrate several approaches to educating patients on FH inheritance, cascade screening, and guideline-based disease management.

Familial Hypercholesterolemia: The Connors

Familial Hypercholesterolemia: The Connors  

Presented by: Amy Sturm, MS, LGC
Licensed Genetic Counselor
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University

Commentary by: Joyce Ross, MSN, RNC, CRNP, CS, FNLA, FPCNA
Certified Clinical Lipid Specialist
University of Pennsylvania Health System

The activity begins with a short pretest, which leads into the educational activity. Begin Case >>

 

Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Michael

Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Michael  

Presented by: Mitchel Pariani, MS, LCGC
Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease
Stanford University

The activity begins with a short pretest, which leads into the educational activity. Begin Case >>

 

Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Jack

Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Jack  

Presented by: Joyce Ross, MSN, RNC, CRNP, CS, FNLA, FPCNA
Certified Clinical Lipid Specialist
University of Pennsylvania Health System

The activity begins with a short pretest, which leads into the educational activity. Begin Case >>

 

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