Is CRP A Better Predictor of Heart Attack Risk than Serum Cholesterol? 1-Hour CPE Course


By Dr. James J. Kenney, PhD, RD, FACN.

Course Overview:

1 hour continuing professional education credit for RDs and DTRs from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association)’s Committee on Dietetic Registration.

Goals and Objectives:

  • Explain why CRP is not as effective a CVD risk-screening tool as LDL-cholesterol in individual patients.
  • Explain why CRP can be useful in assessing CVD risk in some patients.
  • Explain the importance of diet and exercise to reduce levels of both LDL and CRP to the low-risk range.

Learning needs codes: 4040, 5160, 5260, 5090, 5100