This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses involved in the management of patients with common complications of cirrhosis, such as hepatic encephalopathy (HE) and thrombocytopenia.
Statement of Need
The GHAPP Lunch and Learn series will feature a cirrhosis topic-specific clinical case review program and reach an audience of 260 APPs and allied health care professionals. The series of 26 meetings will feature content geared specifically for APPs and will focus on emerging treatment updates and review current treatment guidelines.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Describe current screening, diagnosis and management options for patients with HE and thrombocytopenia
Optimize treatment results for patients with HE and thrombocytopenia
Compare and contrast currently available treatment modalities for the complications of HE and thrombocytopenia
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
A maximum of 1.25 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 040207
This program is accredited for 1.25 contact hours. Program ID #5788.
This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 32.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. This activity was planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
All 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:
The 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 members' 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 an educational grant from 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.