5th Annual Update on Liver Disease (RP2001A)

Dallas, TX US
January 11, 2020

This course is designed for all physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and specialists in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and associated disciplines caring for patients with liver disease. This activity is a review course intended to update providers on a diverse range of topics including viral hepatitis, alcohol and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, cirrhosis, portal hypertension, hepatocellular carcinoma and liver transplantation. The conference will focus on recent advances and publications. The discussion will be centered on case presentations in order to make the activity interactive and practical.

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Target Audience

This course is designed for all physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and specialists in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and associated disciplines caring for patients with liver disease.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Analyze the indications and interpretation of viral hepatitis testing and identify patients that will benefit from antiviral therapy.
  • Implement appropriate management and identify potential therapies for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
  • Examine the complications of ascites, variceal hemorrhage and encephalopathy and treatment options.
  • Determine the diagnosis and treatment options for liver masses and hepatocellular carcinoma.
  • Recognize acute on chronic liver failure, identify ways to stabilize patient and evaluate for liver transplant.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/28/2018
Course expires: 
01/11/2021
Event starts: 
01/11/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
01/11/2020 - 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:

Shannan Tujios, MD 
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Jorge Marrero, MD 
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 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA
  • 6.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/28/2018
Course expires: 
01/11/2021

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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Registration

To register:

  1. "Login" to your existing account or create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link.
  2. Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click the "add to cart" button.
  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.

Refund Policy
No refunds will be made for this course.