Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Hepatology for the Nonhepatologist

Thursday, April 6, 2017

1:00 PM (ET), 12:00 PM (CT), 11:00 AM (MT), 10:00 AM (PT)

Overview

Assessment of Needs

The IAS–USA offers this state-of-the-art activity on the evolving challenges of managing HCV disease as part of a nationwide continuing medical education (CME) effort for physicians. This webinar will provide the nonhepatologist with the basics on how to manage HCV infection in persons with liver-related complications. This presentation will also provide learners with a basic overview of the liver and will include discussions on assessing fibrosis stage.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the current data on available treatments for HCV infection
  • Describe liver disease staging
  • Identify clinical manifestations of decompensated liver disease
  • Describe approaches to liver fibrosis assessment and their strengths and limitations

Registration

Who Should Attend

This webinar is designed for physicians who have a good understanding of the basics of HCV transmission, testing, and management, and have managed HCV infection in at least 5 patients.

This activity is also relevant to nurse practitioners, registered nurses, physician assistants, registered pharmacists, and other health professionals.

Individual registration is required, even if you are viewing as a group, in order to receive CME credit or a certificate of participation.

Registration closes on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 4:00 PM (PT).

Certificates will be available after the completion of the evaluation and claim form.

For more information or questions, please contact the registration department at registration“at”iasusa.org or 415-544-9400.

Conflicts of Interest

In the interest of maintaining the independence of its CME activities, and in accordance with the policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the IAS–USA requires all persons with control of content (eg, faculty, IAS–USA Board members, and program staff) to disclose any financial relationships that they or their spouses or partners have had with commercial companies within the past 12 months. Any real or apparent conflicts of interest of those parties are resolved prior to the CME activity being delivered. Individuals who refuse to disclose financial interests may not participate in an IAS–USA CME activity.

Continuing Education Credits

CME Credits

The International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The IAS–USA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credits

This activity is eligible for ANCC credit, see final CNE activity announcement for specific details.

Pharmacy Credits

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education logoThis activity is eligible for ACPE credit, see final CPE activity announcement for specific details.

Grant Support

This activity is part of the IAS–USA national educational effort that is funded, in part, by charitable contributions from commercial companies. Per IAS–USA policy, any effort that uses commercial grants must receive grants from several companies with competing products. Funds are pooled and distributed to activities at the sole discretion of the IAS–USA. Grantors have no input into any activity, including its content, development, or selection of topics or speakers. Generous support for this activity has been received from the following contributors.

GOLD SUPPORTERS
Gilead Sciences, Inc
Merck

BRONZE SUPPORTER
AbbVie

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Further Questions?
Please contact the registration department at registration“at”iasusa.org or 415-544-9400.

Presenter(s)

Registration Details

Pre-registration closes:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
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