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Live CME Meetings

Beginning Date
March 2022

Ending Date
December 2022

1.0

credit

Target Audience:

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nephrologists, hepatologists, gastroenterologists, hospitalists, and pharmacists involved in the care of patients with Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS).

Goal:

These accredited meetings will deliver emerging science and incorporate expert opinions on best practices for the diagnoses and management of patients with HRS.

Educational Objectives:

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Define the classification, prevalence, manifestations, and pathophysiology, of Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS)
  • Discuss the new International Club of Ascites criteria for the diagnosis and management of acute kidney injury (AKI) in cirrhosis and apply these criteria in clinical practice
  • Discuss appropriate albumin management in patients with cirrhosis
  • Review updated HRS guidelines and recommendations, including treatment goals in HRS (i.e., long-term treatment improvement of liver function versus short-term improvement of kidney function)
  • Discuss the unmet needs of the treatment for HRS in the US

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). MER is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team

Credit Designation:

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement:

It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are mitigated by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

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.

This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation.

Supported by an educational grant from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.