Research Review: Statins

Research Review: Statins

Description

In this course, we review recent research on statin therapy. We will cover high quality research investigating its use in primary prevention, intermediate risk, and the elderly. We cover important recent publications such as the USPSTF’s formal research review. We also investigate research on natural alternatives to statins in statin intolerant populations as well as research on associated adverse events.

Learning Objectives

  • Outline the effect of statins on cardiovascular and mortality outcomes in primary prevention.
  • Critique bias in the literature and understand how it plays out in the statin evidence base.
  • Differentiate statin benefits based on baseline risk and level of prevention.
  • Explain the benefits of statin alternatives in statin intolerant populations.
  • Assess the strength of association between statin medications and commonly ascribed side effects.

Course Content

  • Lesson 1 | Primary Prevention 15min
  • Lesson 2 | Intermediate Risk 10min
  • Lesson 3 | Statins and the Elderly 10min
  • Lesson 4 | Adverse Effects 45min

Instructor

Dr. Goldenberg is a naturopathic physician, professor, researcher, and creator of Dr. Journal Club. He is most passionate about the interplay of evidence and clinical practice.

As a naturopathic doctor Dr. Goldenberg currently practices alongside a family practice MD in a collaborative membership model they call Collabracare. While he practices as a general naturopathic practitioner, he is specifically interested in irritable bowel syndrome.

Dr. Goldenberg is a passionate educator and currently is adjunct professor at Bastyr University, his alma mater, in which he enrolled after receiving honors and distinction in molecular biology from the University of Pennsylvania. He is also faculty for the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine’s Interprofessional Fellowship in Integrative Health and Medicine, where he teaches evidence informed practice.

Dr. Goldenberg is an active researcher with numerous publications in high impact scientific journals such as Annals of Internal Medicine and The Cochrane Library. His research focus includes evidence informed practice, irritable bowel syndrome, probiotics, and research methodology. He is currently Research Investigator at the Bastyr University Research Institute and Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Technology Sydney. He has presented nationally and internationally on evidence based medicine as well as probiotics and research methodology. His probiotics work has been highlighted by the BBC, The New York Times, The Seattle Times, Prevention Magazine, and Fox News.

In 2014 Dr. Goldenberg created the medical education website www.DrJournalClub.com in order to share his passion for the interplay of evidence and clinical practice with the larger integrative medicine community.

Continuing Education Approvals

  • Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists (CFA)

    0.75 CEU total (up to 0.75 CEU Category B) -Direct Approval
  • College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC)

    1.5 hours total (up to 1.5 hours Category F - Prescriptive Authority) -Direct Approval
  • College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO)

    1.5 credits total (up to 1.5 credits Category A, up to 1.5 credits Category A - Prescribing) -Direct Approval
  • National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (Provider #1583) (NCBTMB)

    1.5 hours total (up to 1.5 hours Research) -Direct Approval
  • New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NHAND)

    1.5 CEUs total (up to 1.5 CEUs General, up to 1.5 CEUs Pharmacy/Pharmacognosy) -Direct Approval
  • New York Sponsorship via National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NY NCBTMB)

    1.5 hours total -Direct Approval
  • Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine (OBNM)

    1.5 hours total (up to 1.5 hours General, up to 1.5 hours Pharmacology) -Direct Approval
  • Vermont Office of Professional Regulation (VT OPR)

    1.5 hours total (up to 1.5 hours General, up to 1.5 hours Pharmacology) -Direct Approval
  • Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA)

    0.75 CPD total (up to 0.75 CPD Category B) -Assumed Approval
  • Arizona Naturopathic Physicians Medical Board (AZ NPMB)

    1.5 CMEs total (up to 1.5 CMEs General, up to 1.5 CMEs Pharmacology) -Assumed Approval
  • College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA)

    1.5 continuing competence credits total -Assumed Approval
  • College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC)

    1.5 hours total (up to 1.5 hours Category C - Educational Courses) -Assumed Approval
  • College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO)

    1.5 credits total (up to 1.5 credits Category B) -Assumed Approval
  • Colorado Office of Naturopathic Doctor Registration (CO ONDR)

    1.5 PDAs total -Assumed Approval
  • Connecticut Department of Public Health: Naturopathic Physician Licensure (CT DPH: NPL)

    1.5 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Council for Homeopathic Certification (CHC)

    1.5 CEUs total (up to 1.5 CEUs Category 2) -Assumed Approval
  • District of Columbia Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (DC HRLA)

    1.5 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Professional & Vocational Licensing (HI DCCA)

    1.5 CEs total (up to 1.5 CEs General, up to 1.5 CEs Pharmacology) -Assumed Approval
  • Idaho Board of Medicine: Naturopathic Medical Board (ID BOM: NMB)

    1.5 hours total (up to 1.5 hours General, up to 1.5 hours Pharmacology) -Assumed Approval
  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (KS SBHA)

    1.5 CEUs total -Assumed Approval
  • Maine Board of Complementary Health Care Providers (ME BCHCP)

    1.5 hours total (up to 1.5 hours General, up to 1.5 hours Pharmacology) -Assumed Approval
  • Manitoba Naturopathic Association (MNA)

    1.5 hours total (up to 1.5 hours Category B) -Assumed Approval
  • Maryland Board of Physicians (MD BP)

    1.5 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Minnesota Board of Medical Practice (MN BMP)

    1.5 contact hours total (up to 1.5 contact hours General, up to 1.5 contact hours Pharmacotherapeutics) -Assumed Approval
  • Montana Board of Alternative Health Care (MT BAHC)

    1.5 hours total (up to 1.5 hours General, up to 1.5 hours Naturopathic Pharmacy) -Assumed Approval
  • North Dakota Board of Integrative Health Care (ND BIHC)

    1.5 credits total (up to 1.5 credits General, up to 1.5 credits Pharmacy) -Assumed Approval
  • Rhode Island Department of Health: Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline (RI DOH: BMLD)

    1.5 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Saskatchewan Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (SANP)

    1.5 hours total (up to 1.5 hours Category C, up to 1.5 hours Category F) -Assumed Approval
  • Utah Naturopathic Physician Licensing Board (UT NPLB)

    1.5 CEs total (up to 1.5 CEs General, up to 1.5 CEs Pharmacy) -Assumed Approval
  • Washington State Department of Health: Board of Naturopathy (WA DOH: BON)

    1.5 hours total (up to 1.5 hours Category 2, up to 1.5 hours Category 2 - Pharmacology) -Assumed Approval
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