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Using the New Screening Gudelines to Promote Cardiovascular Health

Kendra M. Ward, MD
Director, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Lab; Attending physician, Cardiology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Disclosure: Kendra Ward, MD, has no industry relationships to disclose and does not refer to products that are still investigational or not labeled for use in the context of this discussion.

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Educational objectives

After completion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Review pediatric risk factors for accelerated development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
  • Discuss recent cardiovascular health and risk reduction guidelines
  • Discuss proposed interventions/treatments

Disclosure information: Dr. Mary Nevin, Course Director; Claudia Pinto-Cooper, Planning Committee Member; Dr. John X. Thomas, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education; Genevieve Napier, CME Director; Tara Scavelli and Jennifer Banys, CME Project Specialist have nothing to disclose.

CME credit

Credit statement


Webinar was broadcast live on February 26, 2013. You can watch it on demand below and it will take approximately one hour to complete.

Go to luriechildrens.webex.com

Once on webinar website, navigate to Using the New Screening Gudelines to Promote Cardiovascular Health.


This educational course on the New Screening Guidelines for Optimum Cardiac Health will educate healthcare professionals on risk factors and the treatment plan for their patients.  

This webinar launched live on February 26, 2013 and will expire on February 26, 2014. This lecture was recorded and is available on-demand. The on-demand version will also expire on February 26, 2014.  You must view the webinar in its entirety in order to link to the quiz and earn CME credit. To view, go to http://luriechildrens.webex.com

*After you have viewed the webinar, you will be automatically redirected to the Lurie Children’s website where you will be allowed to take the quiz for credit. You might need to close out of the presentation window to allow the redirect. If you are unable to view the quiz, please contact Claudia Pinto-Cooper at cpinto@luriechildrens.org


Accreditation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.