Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Archived Webinar: Cirrhosis in 2018: New Help for an Old Liver

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Release date: February 27, 2018
Expiration date: February 27, 2019
CME Credit Available: 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Overview

Assessment of Needs

The IAS–USA offers this state-of-the-art activity on the evolving challenges of managing HCV disease as part of a nationwide continuing medical education (CME) effort for physicians.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Use current diagnostic techniques to reliably diagnose cirrhosis in patients with chronic liver injury
  • Identify the appropriate use of antibiotics in cirrhosis and describe how the gut microbiome may influence the natural history of cirrhosis
  • Describe what happens to the liver after successful treatment of hepatitis C or hepatitis B and identify who remains at risk for complications

Who Should Attend

This advanced webinar is designed for clinical decision makers who are actively involved in HCV care and research.

This activity is also relevant for registered nurses, PharmDs, and other health professionals.

Please note: if you already have participated on the live webinar and have received CME credits, you will not receive additional credits from this activity.

Conflicts of Interest

In the interest of maintaining the independence of its CME activities, and in accordance with the policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the IAS–USA requires all persons with control of content (eg, faculty, IAS–USA Board members, and program staff) to disclose any financial relationships that they or their spouses or partners have had with commercial companies within the past 12 months. Any real or apparent conflicts of interest of those parties are resolved prior to the CME activity being delivered. Individuals who refuse to disclose financial interests may not participate in an IAS–USA CME activity.

Continuing Education Credits

CME Credits

The International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The IAS–USA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Grant Support

This activity is part of the IAS–USA national educational effort that is funded, in part, by charitable contributions from commercial companies. Per IAS–USA policy, any effort that uses commercial grants must receive grants from several companies with competing products. Funds are pooled and distributed to activities at the sole discretion of the IAS–USA. Grantors have no input into any activity, including its content, development, or selection of topics or speakers. Generous support for this activity has been received from the following contributors.

PLATINUM SUPPORTER
Gilead Sciences, Inc

BRONZE SUPPORTER
AbbVie

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT
Merck

Frequently Asked Questions

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Further Questions?
Please contact the registration department at registration“at”iasusa.org or 415-544-9400.

Presenter(s)

How to Claim Credit

  1. Watch the webinar here.
  2. Return to this page and follow this link to the evaluation form.
  3. Once you complete the evaluation, you will be directed to the online claim form, where you will record the number of hours that you participated in this activity. You must be logged in to your IAS–USA profile to claim credit.
    Please note: if you already have participated on the live webinar and have received CME credits, you will not receive additional credits from this activity.
  4. Your certificate will be available for you to print from your IAS–USA account immediately after you have submitted your claim form. To view your certificates, go to My Certificates.