New Findings on Statins

New Findings on Statins

New Findings on Statins

last update on: 06/24/2024

This overview will address recent advances in understanding statin therapy, including potential modulating effects of leptin. Benefits such as those in HIV positive patients and those with ILD will be examined as well as disparities in statin prescriptions.

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CEU self-assessment and CEU evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 45 minutes. 

This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, and dietitians. 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Overview recent advances in understanding the use of statin therapy.
  • Examine the potential implications of statin effects on leptin.
  • Discuss the role of statins in risk reduction in HIV positive patients.
  • Understand pleiotropic effects of statins such as benefits for interstitial lung disease.
  • Review disparities in statin use.

Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.





45 minutes


Cardiovascular Disease

August 09, 2026


The following professions cannot earn credits for this course: Health & Wellness Coach, Pharmacist. Users with these professions may view the course, but will not receive a certificate upon completion.