Partners in Practice
About This Show
This innovative series provides insight into the issues experienced by advanced practice healthcare clinicians as they deliver a broad range of medical services to a diverse population, interface with other healthcare providers and navigate their own career issues. Physicians and other health care professionals will gain insights into the world of these valued partners.
Most Recent Episode
Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines: Finding Clarity in the Confusion
Nov 16 14
Host: Mimi Secor, MS, MEd, FNP
Guest: Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CS, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA
One in two adults in the United States has a total cholesterol over 200 mg/dL, while one in three has diagnosed cardiovascular disease. The ACC/AHA's recently released Lipid Guidelines have provided new recommendations for treatment of dylipidemia, but they have also created some controversies and confusion in expert circles around best practices moving forward. Helping to dissect these Guidelines and shed light on the rationales behind the new recommendations is Joyce Ross, certified registered nurse practitioner and clinical lipid specialist.