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Key questions on hyperlipidaemia (1.5 CPD hours)

Consultant cardiologist Dr Rajai Ahmad and colleagues answer questions from GP Dr David Russell on how to implement NICE’s new recommendations on lipid modification.



This module will update your knowledge on hyperlipidaemia, including: 

  • Management of patients taking simvastatin 40mg for their primary prevention
  • When to consider a dose change for patients taking atorvastatin
  • When to take a fasting triglyceride sample
  • How the new guidance addresses CVD risk assessment and lipid modification in people with type 2 diabetes, including those already taking less potent statins

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