Lipids module 1: lipid metabolism and its role in atherosclerosis

Released9 July 2015     Expires: 09 July 2017      Programme: Lipids 1 CPD/CME credit

Sponsorship Statement: This programme is not currently eligible for CPD accreditation. It has been independently written by leading UK physicians, and has been endorsed by HEART UK – The Cholesterol Charity. (Date of preparation – June 2015).

Designed to give healthcare professionals an understanding of lipid metabolism and its role in atherosclerosis.

Learning objectives

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

  • the essential lipid fractions that form the building blocks of lipid physiology
  • the mechanisms which facilitate lipid transport between tissues
  • the role of lipid particles in atherogenesis
  • clinically important cholesterol measurements


Dr Dermot Neely, Consultant in Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne
Dr David Thompson, Clinical Research Fellow, International Centre for Circulatory Health, Imperial College London


This programme is not currently eligible for CPD accreditation.
1 CPD/CME credit, 1.0 hour
BJC Learning has assigned one hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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