Update in Liver Disease (RP1502F)

Dallas, TX US
February 7, 2015

This activity is a review course intended to update practicing physicians on the latest advancements in liver disease. The learner should be able to gain insight on the new advances for diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis, liver transplantation, fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, autoimmune liver disease, and drug induced liver injury. The discussion will be centered on cases in order to make the activity interactive and practical, and this activity will include a session on real-life consultation by experts.

Target Audience

This program is designed for all physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and specialists in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology caring for liver diseases.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium, the participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Patient Care and Medical Knowledge) and be able to:

  • Identify the newer antivirals and when to use for treatment of Hepatitis C.
  • Discuss the various treatment options for hepatocellular carcinoma and which patients benefit from these options.
  • Determine when to refer a patient for liver transplantation and/or describe the organ allocation process.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AMA
  • 3.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/20/2014
Course expires: 
02/08/2016
Event starts: 
02/07/2015 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/07/2015 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital
6201 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Course Director:

Jorge Marrero, MD
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

Accreditation and Designation Statements

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Registration 

To register:

  1. Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "register" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page and select "Take Course" at the bottom of the page.
  3. Registration will be completed. A confirmation is sent to your email.

Available Credit

  • 3.75 AMA
  • 3.75 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/20/2014
Course expires: 
02/08/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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