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My Heart Aches, but so do my Muscles
This activity is part of the Clinical Spotlight Series: The Evolving Lipids Landscape: Current and Emerging Nonstatins.

Accreditation Statement 

In accordance with ACCME policy, prior to participating in this activity, you must review the information on this page. 

Joint Accreditation 
In support of improving patient care, the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 


Credit Statement 

The ACCF designates this online enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.   
While offering the CME credits noted above, this program is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in the field.   
The ACCF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.25 continuing nursing education contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

MOC Information 

Successful completion of this certified activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. 
Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

ACCF designates this continuing education activity for 0.25 contact hours (0.25 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.  


Target Audience: 

This activity is intended for CV team clinicians who are involved in lipid-lowering treatment planning, including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists.    

Important Dates: 
Date of Release: August 12, 2021 
Term of Approval/Date of ExpirationAugust 12, 2022 
Learner Objectives:  
Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:  

  • Select treatment options for lipid management in high-risk patients. 

Educational grant support provided by: Amgen and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.  



Mahmoud Al Rifai, MD, MPH

Salim Virani, MD, FACC  

Peer Reviewers: 

Kim Birtcher, PharmD, AACC
Keith Ferdinand, MD, FACC 

Availability: Retired
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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