EBAC ACCREDITED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

10:00-11:45 - Michael Oliver Hall

Accredited Educational Programme


This educational programme is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 2 hours of external CME credit(s); Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the
European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)​

FH Studies Collaboration: Symposium at EAS 2015 Glasgow​

Ch​​airpersons: A. Catapano, Italy
                       ​K. RayUnited Kingdom

10:00 - Aims and objectives of the EAS FHSC and the FHSC survey 
             K. RayUnited Kingdom

10:20 - The potential and limitations of historical data- using UK
             as an exemplar 
            H. SoranUnited Kingdom

10:30 - The Ten Countries Study – What’s happening in the Asia Pacific
              Region and synergy with the FHSC 
              G. WattsAustralia

10:40 - What worked well with the Dutch Database and what we are      
            doing differently for the HoFH database 
            K. Hovingh, Netherlands

10:50 - Getting started in your region 
              A. Catapano, Italy
              K. RayUnited Kingdom

11:00 - Data collation and National governance 
             K. RayUnited Kingdom

11:15 - Engaging with Governments - How to get genetic screening into law 
             M. StrollUruguay

11:25 - Q&A to all speakers

11:40 - Next steps 
             K. Ray, United Kingdom


12:00-13:30 - Michael Davies Hall

Accredited Educational Programme

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This educational programme is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 hour of external CME credit(s); Ea​ch participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)."
Supported by an unrestricted grant by​ Pfizer Limited.​ 

Hypolipidaemic therapy: past, present and future

Chairpersons: A.L. CatapanoItaly
                       C. PackardUK

12:00 - Dyslipidaemias: from lifestyle to genetics
              K. RayUK

12:30 - Current status of hypolipidaemic therapies
             C. PackardUK

13:00 - Future therapies
             E. Stroes, The Netherlands

14:00-15:30 - Michael Davies Hall

Accredited Educational Programme

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This educational programme is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 hour of external CME credit(s); Ea​ch participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)."
Supported by an unrestricted grant by​ Astra Zeneca.​ 

New aspects of imaging, lipoproteins and lipid targets 
in cardiovascular prevention 

​​​Chairperson: O. WiklundSweden

14:00 - Imaging for estimation of risk and disease regression, advancements 
             and new techniques.
             Z. Faya​d, USA

14:30 - What is the role of the different lipoproteins in atherogenesis?
           J. BorénSweden

15:00 - What is the best lipid treatment target?
             Discussion from the diversity of current guidelines.  
             A. CatapanoItaly

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