This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of gastroenterologists involved in the management of patients with common complications of cirrhosis, such as hepatic encephalopathy (HE), thrombocytopenia, and hepatorenal syndrome (HRS).
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
Recognize the signs of complications caused by cirrhosis and the impact of current therapeutic interventions
Describe evolving patient management strategies for patients with cirrhosis
Apply the latest evidence-based treatment strategies to optimize outcomes for patients with cirrhosis
Physician Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
AAll faculty and staff involved in the planning or presentation of continuing education activities provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower (ACHS) are required to disclose to the audience any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of the presentation or enduring material. Full disclosure of all commercial relationships must be made in writing to the audience prior to the activity. Staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) have no relationships to disclose.
Learner Assurance Statement:
he Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to resolving all conflicts of interest issues that could arise as a result of prospective faculty membersâ€™ significant relationships with drug or device manufacturer(s). The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to retaining only those speakers with financial interests that can be reconciled with the goals and educational integrity of the CME activity.
This activity is supported by educational grants from Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, and Salix Pharmaceuticals.
Americans with Disabilities Act:
The event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e., physical, dietary). Please contact us prior to the event at 1-888-565-5321.