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Cardiology Virtual Lunch and Learn

Date: February 29, 2016
Location: Webex Presentation

Hyperlipidemia in Children: To Screen or Not to Screen?

Ashraf Harahsheh, MD, FACC, FAAP

Preventive Cardiologist
Director, Resident Education in the Cardiology Department
Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease
Children's National Health System

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss when to screen a child for the presence of hyperlipidemia
  • Understand features of common patterns of hyperlipidemia in children
  • Identify lifestyle modification that is used to manage children with hyperlipidemia
  • Appreciate when to refer a child with hyperlipidemia to a preventive cardiologist

To Join The Meeting

  1. Go to WebEx
  2. Click 'Join'
  3. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen
  4. When you enter the meeting page, WebEx will prompt you to set up your audio conference

Please log into the meeting before following the dial-in instructions on your screen.

Phone Option A: To have WebEx call you, select the "Call me at a new number" option and enter your telephone number.

Phone Option B: To manually dial into the meeting, select the "I will call in" option and follow the instructions listed, making sure to enter the Conference Code and your personalized attendee number (the system will not ask for it, but please enter it after entering the conference code).

Computer Audio is Also Available

1. Call conference number

Meeting Dial in Number: US Toll Free 1-888-680-0812

2. Enter the conference code: 553 771 5584

To mute your audio press *6. To unmute your audio, press #6 

Because this series is jointly sponsored by the Inova Office of Continuing Medicinal Education (CME), which is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide CME for physicians, particpants may claim a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM per meeting. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in each meeting.

CME LogoCME credit is available for 30 days after WebEx participation through the Inova CME System.

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