17th Annual Liver Disease Update 2016

Brookfield, WI US
April 15, 2016

This is a successful annual event.  The all day program starts at 8:00 am ending at 4:00 pm.  

The field of hepatology including diagnostics and therapeutics is rapidly evolving. The purpose is to provide new medical knowledge in the field of liver disease.  It will include summaries from recent national and international meetings as well as published data.  By the end of this update, attendees will be able to determine the severity of liver disease at an earlier stage, initiate a prompt evaluation and recognize when a patient will require further evaluation by a hepatologist.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 6.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Registration fees include course materials and refreshments.

Please note there is a $2.50 processing fee for all electronic registrations.

Target Audience

Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, Primary Care Physicians, Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, Fellows and Residents.

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize common physical examination findings indicative of liver disease.
  2. Describe non-invasive markers to evaluate the extent of hepatic fibrosis.
  3. Describe the management of drug-induced liver failure.
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Kari Warren
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-6850
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 6.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
01/26/2016
Course expires: 
06/30/2016
Event starts: 
04/15/2016 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/15/2016 - 4:20pm
Cost:
$2.50
Sheraton Brookfield Hotel
375 South Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
United States

Activity Director:
Jose Franco, MD; Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Planning Committee:
Ken Christensen, PA-C
Leanne Graf, PA-C
Kristin Granlund, PA-C
Ana Kisan, NP
Syed Rizvi, MD

Speakers:
Ken Christensen, PA-C; GaGastroenterology and Hepatology
Leslie Cockerham, MD; Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Jose Franco, MD; Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Leanne Graf, PA-C; Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Ana Kisan, NP; Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Syed Rizvi, MD; Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Achuthan Sourianarayanane, MD; Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Parag Tolat, MD; Department of Radiology

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person

Kia Saeian, MD; Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Conference Planner & Speaker)

NameCompanyRole
Kia Saeian, MDGilead SciencesResearch Trial Support

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 6.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/26/2016
Course expires: 
06/30/2016

Price

Cost:
$2.50
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