Lipids module 4

Learning objectives

Upon completing this module, participants should be better able to understand:

  • Evidence for lipid lowering
  • Which patients are eligible for lipid management
  • Use of lifestyle (diet and exercise) interventions
  • Drug classes for the modification of lipids


Original module
Dr Dermot Neely, Specialist Adviser on Lipids, Academic Health Science Network, North East and North Cumbria
Dr David Thompson, Clinical Research Fellow, International Centre for Circulatory Health, Imperial College London, London
Dr Adie Viljoen, Honorary Consultant, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Lister Hospital, Stevenage

Module revised in 2021 by:
Dr Gavin Mercer-Smith, SpR, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Programme editor: Dr Dermot Neely


2 CPD/CME credits, 2.0 hours
BJC Learning has assigned two hours of CPD/CME credit to this module

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