20th Annual Liver Disease Update 2019

Brookfield, WI US
April 12, 2019

The field of Hepatology is rapidly evolving. New data is becoming available at unprecedented rates. This results in physicians having to determine which data is most beneficial as they provide care to their patients. Staying up to date with new diagnostics and therapeutics is essential for health care providers that are evaluating and managing patients with liver disease. Our internal data including referral patterns, discussions with referring providers whether at other divisional CME events or individual discussions, and review of external provider evaluations demonstrates that there are significant gaps. These deficiencies provide an excellent opportunity to share new developments with those referring as well as caring for patients with liver disease.

In addition, as is our custom in previous years of this conference, all attendees are asked for input regarding topics that they identify as deficient in terms of knowledge. These topics also help to form the basis for future conference topics.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  1. Determine which tests are optimal for the diagnosis of liver disease.
  2. Recognize available therapies for the management of extrahepatic complications of liver disease.
  3. Recognize available testing to best evaluate benign and malignant hepatic lesions.
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: 
02/25/2019
Course expires: 
06/14/2019
Event starts: 
04/12/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/12/2019 - 4:15pm
Cost:
$2.50

7:00 - 8:00am   Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 8:10am   Welcome & Introduction (José Franco, MD)

8:10 - 8:30am   Testing your Hepatology Knowledge (José Franco, MD)

8:30 - 8:55am   Math in Hepatology (Aiman Ghufran, MD)

8:55 - 9:25aM   Hepatitis B-What’s New? (Kia Saeian, MD)

9:25 - 9:55am   Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease-Current and Promising Therapies (Achuthan Souria, MD)

9:55 - 10:15am  BREAK

10:15 - 10:45am  Biliary Disease Update (Aiman Ghufran, MD)

10:45 - 11:10am  Evaluation for Liver Transplant (Veronica Loy, DO)

11:10 - 12:00pm  Panel discussion

12:00-1:00pm   LUNCH: Meet the Professor luncheon; small group discussions

1:00 - 1:30pm   Hepatic Encephalopathy (Achuthan Souria, MD)

1:30 - 1:50pm   Extrahepatic Manifestations of Liver Disease (José Franco, MD)

1:50 - 2:15pm   Benign Liver Lesions-How to Approach Them (Kristin Granlund, PA-C)

 2:15 - 2:40pm   Nutrition in the Patient with Liver Disease (Rachel Ludke, MS, RD, CD)      

2:40 - 2:55pm  BREAK

2:55 - 3:45pm   Cases

3:45 - 4:15 pm   Summary/Wrap-up (José Franco, MD)

 

Sheraton Brookfield Hotel
375 South Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
United States

Activity Director:
Jose Franco, MD; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Planning Committee:
Ken Christensen, PA-C; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Andrea Fetherston, NP; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Jose Franco, MD; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Kristin Granlund, PA-C; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Aiman Ghufran, MD; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Kia Saeian, MD; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Achuthan Sourianarayanane, MD; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Ana Vidic, NP; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Kari Warrren, Administrative Assistant; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Speakers:

Jose Franco, MD; Gastroenteorlogy & Hepatology

Kristin Granlund, PA-C; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Aiman Ghufran, MD; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Veronica Loy, DO; Hepatology, Loyola University

Kia Saeian, MD; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Achuthan Sourianarayanane, MD; Gastroenterology & Hepatology

 

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

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

 

NameCompanyRole
Kia Saeian, MDGileadResearch Support


 


 

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
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.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 6.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
 

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: 
02/25/2019
Course expires: 
06/14/2019

Price

Cost:
$2.50
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