Update in Liver Disease (RP1502F)
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.
This program is designed for all physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and specialists in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology caring for liver diseases.
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.
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.
- 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.
- Return to this course page and select "Take Course" at the bottom of the page.
- Registration will be completed. A confirmation is sent to your email.
- 3.75 AMA
- 3.75 Attendance