Developing Optimized Treatment Plans for Patients with Dyslipidemia in the Era of PCSK9 Inhibitor Therapeutics

Live Satellite Symposium

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Dinner & Registration: 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
CME Symposium: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Harbor Ballroom, 2nd Floor
1 Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101


James A. Underberg, MD (Chair)
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine
NYU Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Director Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic
President-Elect National Lipid Association
New York, NY
Michael J. Blaha, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Director of Clinical Research
Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease
Baltimore, MD
Peter H. Jones, MD
Associate Professor Medicine
Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Co-Director, Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Elizabeth J. Jackson, ACNS-BC
Saint David's Medical Center
Seton Medical Center Austin
Austin, Texas


This live symposium will focus on optimized treatment plans for patients with dyslipidemia in the era of PCSK9 inhibitor therapeutics. LDL-C has been identified as an important therapeutic target to prevent the progression of atherosclerotic disease; however, only 1 out of every 3 adults with high LDL-C has the condition under control. Expert faculty on this panel will discuss the science of PCSK9 inhibitors and aid physicians in the best practices to get their patients at LDL-C target. There have been many advances in the management of statin intolerance and familial hypercholesterolemia and the faculty will be able to fill the gaps for all attendees. Every internist needs to be current with the applications of PCSK9 based therapeutics.


6:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Dinner and Registration

6:30 pm – 6:40 pm: Introduction

6:40 pm – 7:00 pm: Dyslipidemia Update: Analyzing the Role of LDL-C in Atherosclerotic Disease

7:00 pm – 7:20 pm: Advances in the Management of Statin Intolerance and Familial Hypercholesterolemia

7:20 pm – 7:30 pm: Interactive Expert Panel Discussion

7:30 pm – 7:50 pm: Analysis of Efficacy, Safety, and CVD Outcomes Data of PCSK9 Inhibitor Therapeutics

7:50 pm – 8:00 pm: Interactive Expert Panel Discussion

8:00 pm – 8:20 pm: Practical Considerations for Prescribing PCSK9 Therapeutics

8:20 pm – 8:30 pm: Case Presentation Series


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to do the following:

  1. Discuss the science of PCSK9 inhibitor therapeutics and the current ACC/AHA/NLA guidelines for patients with dyslipidemia.
  2. Analyze clinical trial data for PCSK9 inhibitor therapeutics.
  3. Integrate personalized treatment plans for patients with statin intolerance, familial hypercholesterolemia, and dyslipidemia patients not at LDL-C goal.


The Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, internists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare professionals responsible for the diagnosis, treatment or management of patients with dyslipidemia


There is no registration fee for attending this symposium.


Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (physical, dietary, etc.). Please contact prior to the live event.


This activity is supported by an independent educational grant Amgen, Inc.


Co-provided by the Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education and AcademicCME


Starts: Dinner & Registration 6:00 pm; CME Symposium 6:30 pm
Ends:   8:30 pm


Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Harbor Ballroom, 2nd Floor
1 Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101

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