22nd Annual Liver Disease Wrap-Up

FOUND IN: CE/CME, Events

Date

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Time

7:30am - 12:30pm

Location

The Inn at St. John's

Description

Description

This seminar will summarize presentations made at the 70th American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) meeting held in Boston in November 2019. New information regarding the management of hepatitis B, fatty liver disease, liver cancer, and complications of portal hypertension and cirrhosis will be presented. In addition, case-based discussions on the current approach to patients with hepatitis B and patients with advanced liver disease and portal hypertension will be provided.

Target Audience

This activity is appropriate for:
House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians

In the fields of:
Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Hepatology

Learning Objectives

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

  1. At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to identify the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic hepatitis B and C.
  2. At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to identify the natural history and medical and behavioral treatment of patients with alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
  3. At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to identify the approach to the management of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma including the use of transplantation and check point inhibitors.
  4. At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to identify management of patients with cirrhosis and autoimmune liver disease.
  5. At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to identify manifestations and treatment of complications of portal hypertension in patients with cirrhosis, including bleeding, ascites, and hepatic encephalopathy.

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