4th Annual Liver Disease Conference for Nursing and Primary Care
Saturday, April 1, 2017 @ 7:30 AM – 12:30 PM
La Cantera Hill Country
16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, Texas 78256
|7:30 – 8:15 AM||Breakfast/Non-accredited Symposium|
|8:20 – 8:30 AM||Welcome/Conference Overview|
|Session I: Managing Advanced Liver Disease|
|8:30 – 8:50 AM||Non-invasive Diagnosis and Staging of Liver Disease|
|8:50 – 9:10 AM||Diagnosing and Managing Hepatic Encephalopathy|
|9:10 – 9:30 AM||Diagnosing and Managing Portal Hypertension, Ascites and Variceal Hemorrhage|
|9:30 – 9:45 AM||Nutritional Issues in Advanced Liver Disease|
|9:45 – 10:05 AM||Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC): Who Should be Screened and How Do We Treat?|
|10:05 – 10:20 AM||Roundtable Discussion/Q&A|
|10:20 – 10:35 AM||Break|
|Session II: Chronic Hepatitis C|
|10:35 – 10:55 AM||Screening and Current Management Strategies: Who Should Be Treated Now?|
|10:55 – 11:15 AM||Direct-acting Antiviral (DAA) Regimens in Late-stage Development: Which Patients Should Wait?|
|11:15 – 11:30 AM||Roundtable Discussion/Q&A|
|Session III: Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Jaundice: Recognizing the Problem|
|11:30 – 11:50 AM||Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH): A Growing Problem in Adults and Adolescents|
|11:50 AM – 12:10 PM||Liver Disease That Presents with Jaundice (PBC, Alcohol and Drugs): Diagnosis and Patient Management|
|12:10 – 12:30 PM||Roundtable Discussion/Q&A|
|12:35 – 1:20 PM||Lunch/Non-accredited Symposium|
|4th Annual Liver Disease Conference
for Nursing and Primary Care
Nurses and Allied Heath Professionals
Full time pharmacy or medical students/fellows/residents
Another conference “3rd Annual Liver Disease Conference: Managing Chronic Liver Disease for the Non-Liver Specialist” will be held immediately after this conference.
For more information:
If you’re interested in attending both conferences, a reduced combo rate is available.
Nurses and Allied Heath Professionals
Full time nursing, pharmacy, or medical students/fellows/residents
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CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The conference provides 4.0 contact hours.
Registered nurses must check-in with Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) personnel no later than 8:30 AM on April 1, 2017, attend the entire program (8:30 AM – 12:30 PM) and complete an online CNE evaluation post-conference. Additional instructions regarding CNE will be provided upon check-in with CNE personnel on April 1, 2017.
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine and the Texas Liver Institute. The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
It is the policy of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine that the speaker and provider disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine Office of CME has established polices in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the activity handout materials.
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