2018 Annual Hepatitis Symposium: Regional Workshops in New York, San Francisco and Washington, DC

2018 Annual CCO Hepatitis Symposium: Regional Workshops in New York, San Francisco and Washington, DC

Saturday, May 19, 2018 in San Francisco, CA
Half-Day Meeting -- Mission Bay Conference Center at University of California San Francisco, 8:15 AM PT
Robertson Auditorium

Agenda

8:15 AM Program Overview
Chair: Norah Terrault, MD, MPH 

8:30 AM Interactive Plenary: Simplified HCV Therapy in 2018
Faculty: Paul Y. Kwo, MD 

9:00 AM Interactive Plenary: Special HCV Populations in 2018
Faculty: Nancy Reau, MD, FAASLD, AGAF

9:30 AM Question and Answer Session

10:00 AM Interactive Roundtable: Current Controversies in Viral Hepatitis
Moderator: Paul Martin, MD 

11:00 AM Interactive Roundtable: Challenging Cases in Viral Hepatitis
Moderator: Christian Ramers MD, MPH

12:00 PM Question and Answer Session

12:30 PM Adjournment

Faculty

Program Director
Norah Terrault, MD

Visiting Professor of Medicine
Chief,
 Division of GI/Liver
USC, Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

Faculty
Paul Y. Kwo, MD

Professor of Medicine
Director of Hepatology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, California

Faculty
Paul Martin, MD

Chief
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Faculty
Christian Ramers, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine
La Jolla, California
Assistant Medical Director
Division of Research/Special Populations
Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California

Faculty
Nancy Reau, MD

Professor of Medicine
Chief,
Section of Hepatology
Associate Director, Solid Organ Transplantation
Richard B. Capps Chair of Hepatology
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

Program Overview
The primary purpose of this program is to arm clinicians with tools to address the most important and most current challenges in viral hepatitis management by providing a tightly focused update on recent advances and key clinical issues encountered in the clinic. The program will consist of 2 live half-day highly interactive workshops dedicated to viral hepatitis. 

Goal Statement
The goal of this activity is to improve participants’ competence in addressing the most important and most current challenges in viral hepatitis management by providing a tightly focused update on recent advances and key clinical issues encountered in the clinic.

Target Audience
This program is intended for infectious diseases clinicians, hepatologists, gastroenterologists, registered nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with viral hepatitis.

Learning Objectives

  • Integrate the results of clinical studies of approved viral hepatitis treatments into optimized patient management strategies
  • Apply key guidelines and study data to ensure appropriate, individualized management for diverse patient populations with viral hepatitis infection, based on individual patient factors
  • Implement practical strategies to optimize outcomes in patients receiving therapy for viral hepatitis

Accreditation

Physician Continuing Medical Education

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 (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and Clinical Care Options, LLC. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Credit Designation
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation
4.2 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

California Board of Registered Nursing
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13664, for 4.2 contact hours.

A statement of credit will be issued automatically online via www.clinicaloptions.com upon completion of an activity evaluation form.

Pharmacist Continuing Education

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Accreditation Statement
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Credit Designation
This program has been assigned ACPE Universal Activity #0797-9999-18-050-L01-P. This program is designated for up to 4.25 contact hours (.425 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Type of Activity: Application

For Pharmacists: Pharmacists have up to 30 days to complete the evaluation and claim credit for participation so that information can be submitted to CPE Monitor as required.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.