Managing Dyslipidemia

Patient-Centered Approaches to Managing Dyslipidemia: Incorporating Contemporary Evidence and Team Approaches into Clinical Practice

UIC College of Pharmacy
833 S. Wood St., Rm. 32, Chicago
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
from Noon-1:30 p.m.

Please join the UIC College of Pharmacy as we host a lecture highlighting the physician-pharmacist team approach to the care of cardiovascular patients.

Program Speakers
Robert J. Straka, PharmD | Professor

University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy | Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology

Joseph Saseen, PharmD | Professor

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus | School of Pharmacy | Department of Clinical Pharmacy


  • Describe current standards of care for treating patients with dyslipidemia and predict how these standards will change in the near future;
  • Identify challenges in treating patients according to current standards of care using a patient centered approach;
  • Review team-based models of patient centered care that have demonstrated overall improvement in managing dyslipidemia;  
  • Recognize the challenges of incorporating contemporary evidence into clinical practice; 
  • Describe how emerging evidence and practical complications may challenge standard approaches to selecting ideal candidates for select drug therapies to manage dyslipidemia.    
Pre-registration is not required but seating is limited.  Registrants will be welcomed on a first-come, first-served basis.  There is no fee to attend this program.

Please contact Ben Stickan if you have any questions or wish to attend this program.
This knowledge-based educational program has been designed for a multi-disciplinary audience of pharmacists, researchers, general medical practitioners, clinical sub-specialists, allied health professionals, and trainees, including pharmacy/medical students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows.
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of pharmacy continuing education. Attendance at the entire program and completion of the self-assessment questions and evaluation form are prerequisites for receiving a statement of continuing education credit for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs). You will be notified via e-mail within 6 weeks of the program date when your statement of pharmacy credit is available. You may print your certificate of pharmacy credit by logging onto our Web site at This program has been assigned ACPE Program Number 016-000-11-117-L01-P.