Overview of Diet and Cardiovascular Disease: 10-Hour CPE Course

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

Goals and Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease in more detail
  2. Explain how blood lipids are affected by dietary fat and cholesterol
  3. List several advantages of substituting legumes for lean meats and poultry for improving blood lipids and reducing the risk for coronary artery disease
  4. Explain the likely impact of weight loss on blood lipids, insulin resistance and syndrome X
  5. Explain why some sources of dietary carbohydrate are preferrable for patients with hyperlipidemia

Course Details:

  • 10 hour CPE course
  • Includes a certificate you can download upon completion
  • Features lifetime access to articles and certificates
  • Read lessons, take quiz, get certificate, all at your leisure
  • Learning needs codes: 4040, 5160, 5260, 5090, 5100
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