20th Annual Liver Disease Wrap-Up

Saturday, December 2, 2017
7:30 am - 12:20 pm

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: (734) 414-0600
Fax: (734) 414-0606

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Target Audience

This course is directed to family and general practitioners, gastroenterologists, internists, and other primary care providers including nurse practitioners and physician assistants interested in expanding their knowledge of clinical hepatology. 

Course Objectives

This seminar will summarize presentations made at the 68th American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) meeting held in Washington D.C. in October 2017. New information regarding the management of hepatitis C, fatty liver disease, liver cancer, and complications of portal hypertension and cirrhosis will be presented. In addition, case-based discussions on the current approach to patients with hepatitis C and patients with advanced liver disease will be provided.

At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • determine what tests to order to diagnose chronic hepatitis B and C, when to initiate antiviral therapy, which treatment is appropriate, and how to monitor for response.
  • understand the clinical course and predictors of outcomes of patients with fatty liver disease and alcoholic liver disease and be able to determine when treatment should be initiated, which treatment is most appropriate, and how to monitor for response.
  • determine the most appropriate approach to the management of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma including the use of resection and transplantation.
  • provide appropriate management for complications of portal hypertension in patients with cirrhosis including bleeding, ascites, and hepatic encephalopathy.

Registration Information

You are encouraged to register as soon as you are certain of attending, as we cannot guarantee educational materials for applicants who are not preregistered and prepaid by Friday, November 24, 2017. Payment must accompany registration. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. Payments by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa are also accepted. The registration rate includes continental breakfast, coffee service, and course materials for participants.

Cancellation Policy

An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration payment. Refund requests must be received in writing, no later than Friday, November 24, 2017. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Course Syllabus

An electronic syllabus will be available to download during and a week after the course. The URL will be provided at the course. In addition, a printed syllabus can be purchased for an additional fee of $20. The printed syllabus must be purchased no later than Friday, November 24, 2017.

Registration Rates

  • General Rate
    • $105
  • U-M Faculty & Staff
    • $50
  • Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Faculty & Staff
    • $0 (pre-registration is still required, please email intmedcme@umich.edu or call 734-232-3469 to register) 

Registration Options

Online: Register Here
Mail or Fax: Registration Form

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council (ACCME) for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association has approved this live activity for 4 credit hours.

This Live activity, 20th Annual Liver Disease Wrap-Up, with a beginning date of 12/02/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 4 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC CREDIT

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Program Schedule

Contact Information

Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education

24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr.
Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

Phone: (734) 232-3469
Fax: (734) 998-0085
Email: intmedcme@umich.edu