3rd Annual Update in Liver Disease (RP1712C)

This activity is a review course intended to update providers on a diverse range of topics in liver disease, including viral hepatitis, fatty liver disease, hepatocellular carcinoma, and liver transplantation.  The conference will focus on recent advances published at DDW, AASLD, and EASL this past year.  The presentations will be beneficial to all providers caring for liver diseases.  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.

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Course details

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 6.00
  • Attendance: 6.00
  • Event starts: Sat, Dec 02 2017 - 8:00 am
  • Event ends: Sat, Dec 02 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Course opens: Thu, Jul 27 2017
  • Course expires: Sun, Dec 02 2018
  • Cost: $25.00

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 new antiviral therapies for effective management of chronic hepatitis c
  • Review new therapies being evaluated for treatment of fatty liver disease
  • Evaluate screening, diagnosis, and treatment options for hepatocellular carcinoma patients
  • Assess indications for liver transplantation (when to refer, how to evaluate, anticipated outcomes)
  • Describe non-invasive methods for assessing and managing fibrosis

Location

William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital
6201 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Faculty & credentials

Course Directors:

Amit Singal, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Shannan Tujios, MD 
Assistant 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.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

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 "Add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
  3. A confirmation is sent to your email after completion.
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