APhA Quick Quiz: 2018 Cholesterol Guidelines

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Do you know the latest evidence regarding effective management strategies for dyslipidemia and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk reduction? Take this quiz to get your five quick takeaways from the 2018 ACC/AHA cholesterol guideline. 

Learning Objective

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate the recent practice guideline and the supportive clinical evidence regarding cholesterol management and ASCVD risk reduction. 
  2. Discuss patient-centered treatment plans for patients with dyslipidemia, beyond statin therapy.

Accreditation Information 


The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-19-126-H01-P

To claim 0.5 contact hours of CPE credit (0.5 CEUs) for participating in this online learning activity, APhA Quick Quiz: 2018 Cholesterol Guidelines, participants will need to complete all 5 questions provided, answer the evaluation questions, then CLAIM credit. A valid pharmacist.com username and password is required to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor to view CPE transcript.  

Initial release date: February 20, 2019

Expiration date: February 20, 2022 - NO CREDIT GRANTED AFTER THIS DATE

Activity Type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists 

Learning Level: 2


APhA Quick Quiz: 2018 Cholesterol Guidelines is an online continuing education activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association.


Dave L. Dixon, PharmD, FACC, FCCP, FNLA, BCPS, BCACP, CDE, CLS, and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, please visit the APhA website at: www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, BA, PharmD, MBA, BCACP, Director of Content Development & Partnership at the American Pharmacists Association. 

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the System Requirements.