Statement of Need
diseases are increasingly being recognized as a major cause of morbidity and
mortality. This continuing medical education activity is designed to provide a
comprehensive assessment of common liver diseases seen in the community. There
are recent advances in the diagnosis and management of patients with liver
disease for Primary Care Physicians, Gastroenterologists, nurses, nurse
practitioners, physician assistants and other health care providers.
Primary Care Physicians
At the conclusion of this symposium, the participants should be able to:
- Describe the natural history of common liver diseases and how it relates to patient management
- Evaluate current treatment modalities and develop more effective treatment algorithms for liver disease patients
- Identify potential rationale for evolving liver disease therapies
- Identify the dilemmas facing clinicians treating patients with liver diseases
Texas Heart Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Texas Heart Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
John M. Vierling, M.D.
Scientific Committee Members
|Shannon Cook, RN
|Norman Flores, RN