This course is a production of a recent live webinar held on 15th April 2021 by KCS which is the thirtieth series of COVID-19 related webinars intended for clinicians and other healthcare providers in Kenya regarding familial hypercholesterolemia and cardiovascular diseases within the context of the pandemic.
The course objectives include:
1. Serving as an educational aid and reference material for clinicians as well as other healthcare workers regarding the clinical management of familial hypercholesterolemia in relation to cardiovascular diseases.
2. Disseminate information and knowledge to health care workers on familial hypercholesterolemia: prevalence and pathophysiology, and screening, diagnosis and genetic testing, and the cardiovascular risk stratification amongst others.
The course includes recorded videos in lecture style, videos of practical skills.