2017 Bruce Lucas Hepatology and Liver Transplant Symposium

Posted on September 6th in Uncategorized

The University of Kentucky Transplant Center is hosting the 2017 Bruce Lucas Hepatology and Liver Transplant Symposium on Friday, October 13 at Kroger Field (previously Commonwealth Stadium) Recruitment Room – 1540 University Drive.

Register Here: http://www.cecentral.com/live/13168

Overview: This program will provide education and insights about new medications that have recently been approved for the treatment of liver diseases. In addition, providers will learn how a multidisciplinary approach to liver disease management can be beneficial for patients. Finally, this program will help providers understand how to refer patients for a liver transplant evaluation in a timely manner, before patients are too sick to receive a transplant.

Target Audience: Gastroenterologists, nephrologists, urologists, primary care and family medicine physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.

Objectives: Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
• Describe the complications of portal hypertension and liver disease.
• Describe the multidisciplinary approach in the management of liver disease.
• Describe new treatments for liver disease.
• Describe the role of liver transplantation in the treatment of liver disease.
• Discuss basic principles in hepatocellular carcinoma treatment.
• Describe how the successful management of liver tumors involves care from multiple disciplines working in close coordination.
• Describe how immunosuppression impacts transplant patients.

CME credit is available.

Register Here: http://www.cecentral.com/live/13168

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