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|Certificate of excellence in lipidology|
What is it?
EAS Certificate of Excellence in Lipidology is a comprehensive, CME-accredited, teaching programme - a combination of a modular online curriculum and face-to-face courses. The Programme covers fundamental and state-of-the-art developments in clinical lipidology, with focus on its role in cardiovascular disease.
Participants completing the requirements of the Programme will receive a Certificate of Excellence in Lipidology.
The EAS Certificate of Excellence in Lipidology is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 19 hours of External CME credits.
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).
Why is it needed?
Understanding the role of lipids in health and disease is important for many professionals working in health care.
Who should take it?
The Programme is suited to physicians in internal medicine, cardiology, diabetology, endocrinology and in general practice. It is also highly relevant to nurses working in lipid clinics, in cardiovascular prevention, in diabetes and in many other clinics training care of patients with cardiovascular or metabolic diseases, scientists working in cardiovascular epidemiology and in basic cardiovascular research, and persons employed in the pharmaceutical industry.
What will I learn?
Participants will learn about the role of lipids in health and disease on several different levels. These different levels include:
The Programme has been developed by the EAS Educational Activities Committee, led by Programme Director Professor Lale Tokgozoglu, and Professor Olov Wiklund.
How will I learn?
The Programme is in three parts, and participants should:
How do I take part?
Participants can start the online part of the Programme at any time, and have one year to complete the curriculum.The accreditation is valid for 3 years, after which time it should be renewed.
How much does it cost?
Participation in the Programme costs
Sign up for the Programme
You can purchase access to the Programme here.
To access the Programme
Once you have purchased your access to the Programme, please go to http://academy.eas-society.org/ and log in using your EAS username & password. Select "Events & Courses" from the main menu, and select "Certificate of Excellence in Lipidology".