4th Annual Update on Liver Disease (RP1812D)

Dallas, TX US
December 1, 2018

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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Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify patients with hepatitis B and C that will benefit from antiviral therapy.
  • Investigate the epidemic of obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and identify potential treatments.
  • Determine the diagnosis and treatment options for liver masses and hepatocellular carcinoma.
  • Recognize acute on chronic liver failure and identify ways to stabilize patient.
  • Assess indications for liver transplantation (when to refer, how to evaluate, anticipated outcomes).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/10/2018
Course expires: 
12/01/2019
Event starts: 
12/01/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
12/01/2018 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
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T. Boone Pickens Auditorium
6001 Forest Park Road
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Course Directors:

Amit Singal, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Shannan Tujios, MD 
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Accreditation

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

Credit Designation

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. 

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/10/2018
Course expires: 
12/01/2019

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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Refund Policy
No refunds will be made for this course.