PAs and NPs of the Florida Keys

Dyslipidemia: Statin' The Facts


Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 12:00pm PT - 1:00pm PT
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Welcome to our comprehensive journey through the intricate world of dyslipidemia management! This course will delve into the pathophysiology of dyslipidemia, explore the latest updates in statin guideline recommendations, and unravel the mechanisms and appropriate uses of both statin and non-statin therapies. Additionally, we will address common questions and challenges encountered in initiating statin therapy. Prepare to enhance your understanding and refine your approach to dyslipidemia treatment as we navigate through these essential topics. The scope of the presentation will cover the following: - Pathophysiology of Dyslipidemia - Updates in statin guideline recommendations from 2022 to now - Mechanism of action, use, and appropriate selection of statin therapy - Mechanism of action, use, and appropriate selection of non-statin therapies - Frequently asked questions and obstacles with initiating statin therapy

Credits Offered

This event offers 1.0 contact hour to attendees.
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Yhazmyne Hawkins Hawkins
Yhazmyne Hawkins Hawkins PharmD, BCACP

Clinical Ambulatory Care Pharmacist

Yhazmyne Hawkins graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 2021. After which she completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Regional One Health in Memphis, TN and her PGY2 pharmacy residency specialized in ambulatory care and family medicine at Providence St. Peter Family Medicine in Olympia, WA. After residency Yhazmyne began at her current position at Optum in Lake Stevens, WA where she works as an embedded clinical pharmacist. While Yhazmyne enjoys the all of the diverse disease states that family medicine provides, she has special interest in diabetes, hypertension, infectious disease, and hyperlipidemia.

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