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Dyslipidemia Education Clinic

​​​​Objective

Provide Dyslipidemia Education to patients in the Cold Lake area
with the aim to assist patients to:
• ​Improve disease understanding
• Improve lipid control
• Reduce mortality and minimize morbidity

Visit Descriptions

Visit One

• Review of previously ordered lab work.
• Patient assessment record completed (BP,Wt,Ht, and circu​mference,etc)
• Cardiovascular Risk Assessment (Framingham) completed
• Review risk factors involved in Framingham
• Medication evaluation and symptom assessment
• Quality of Life (SF-12) questionnaire implemented
• What is Dyslipidemia?
• Lipid Profile Targets
• Medication review
• Nutrition & Exercise review
• Questions or concerns
• Goal setting
• Referral to Living Well Self-Management Program
• Referral to specialty service if required
• Lab work ordered as deemed necessary.

​Visit Two (within 4 - 12 weeks of initial visit)

• Lab work review
• Management review
• Management plan development
• Summary note/checklist to physician
• Client reassessment arranged with minimum review at 3 months (final Quality of Life survey implemented at 6 mths)