Learn from Dr. Handberg about the secondary prevention guidelines and treatments for risk reduction in patients with acute coronary syndrome. Understand the importance of a team-based approach to manage the transition of care of ACS patients out of the hospital and into the home to ensure guideline-directed care.
- Review secondary prevention guidelines for patients with acute coronary syndrome.
- Describe non-statin therapies that may provide additional lipid-lowering and risk reduction in high-risk patients hospitalized with acute coronary events.
- Discuss a team-based approach to managing the transition of care of ACS patients from hospital to home to ensure patients receive guideline-directed care and achieve optimal health outcomes.
- Eileen M. Handberg, PhD, ANP-BC, FACC