Hepatology News Tonight: Managing complications of cirrhosis
Sunday, March 24
5:30 – 7:30 p.m., National Harbor 4-5
Registration starts at 5:30 p.m. Dinner Symposium 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Presenters:Robert S. Brown Jr., MD, MPH (Chair), Gladys and Roland Harriman professor of medicine, vice chair for mentorship and academic development, clinical chief of the division of gastroenterology & hepatology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York; Kimberly Brown, MD, FAST, FAASLD, AGAF, professor of medicine at Wayne State University and chief of gastroenterology and hepatology and associate medical director, Henry Ford Hospital Transplant Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, both in Detroit; Steven Flamm, MD, FAASLD, FACG, chief, liver transplantation program, and professor of medicine and surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago.
Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, advanced practice providers, and allied health professionals who provide care for hospitalized patients with liver disease.
Learning Objectives: After completing this program, participants should be better able to:
- Understand the complications and the consequences of cirrhosis.
- Describe the economic, patient, and caregiver burdens associated with cirrhosis.
- Demonstrate the ability to properly treat the complications of cirrhosis and prevent recurrence.
Accredited by: Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services
Provided by: Chronic Liver Disease Foundation. Supported by educational grants from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and Salix Pharmaceuticals.
Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS), the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation, and the Texas Gulf Coast Gastroenterological Society. RMCHCS is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. RMCHCS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Americans with Disabilities Act: The event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (such as physical or dietary).
Registration: . On-site registration is available. Space is limited, so please arrive by 5:00 p.m. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.