Complications of Cirrhosis
Strategies to Improve Long-Term Patient Outcomes
Date: Thursday January 18, 2018
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Providence Marriott Downtown
1 Orms Street
Dinner will be provided
RIAPA Members $25.
Preregistration required. No onsite registration
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This activity was developed for primary care PAs and health care professionals in the primary care field who manage patients with cirrhosis and wish to improve standard practice of care.
Upon completion of this activity, the participants should be bettert able to:
- Recognize the signs of complications due to cirrhosis and the importance of early intervention
- Describe evolving patient management strategies for hepatic encephalopathy in the hospital/outpatient setting
- Apply the latest patient management strategies in order to decrease hospital readmissions due to hepatic encephalopathy
Raymond Chung, M.D.
Director of Hepatology and the Liver Center
Vice Chief of Gastroenterology
Kevin and Polly Maroni Research Scholar
Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Chung is an internationally recognized leader in HCV research in the areas of virology and pathogenesis, including hepatocarcinogenesis. He directs the NIH Cooperative Center for Human Immunology in HCV, and is co-PI of the Harvard HBV Consortium of the NIH HBV Research Network. He is PI of the MGH GI Division’s T32 Training Grant, and holds several NIH R01 grants and an NIH K24 Mentorship Award. He has been an Associate Editor of Hepatology, Gastroenterology, and the Journal of Infectious Diseases, and is currently a Councilor of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and will assume its presidency in 2021. He is currently co-Chair of the AASLD/IDSA HCV Guidance panel charged with issuing treatment recommendations for hepatitis C. He has authored more than 300 original articles, reviews, and editorials
This educational event is being sponsored by the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF).
The Foundation's goal is to provide health professional with the most current education and information on CLD
Learn more about CLDF
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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