15th Annual University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Liver Diseases Symposium is organized by the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and will be held on Oct 15, 2022, at Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake Village, California, United States of America.
The 15th Annual UCLA Liver Diseases Virtual Symposium will provide a state-of-the-art update and scientific exchange on prevalent liver diseases and their complications using a multi-disciplinary approach with hepatologists, radiologists, and surgeons. The 15th Annual UCLA Liver Diseases Symposium will also be available through a live virtual meeting web platform.
• Attendees who choose to attend the live virtual activity will receive a virtual meeting link and password to access the live virtual conference.
• All registrants (live or virtual) will be provided the opportunity to review recorded sessions up to 3 weeks following the conference.
• Attendees will be awarded CME credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity (either in-person or virtual). The recorded sessions are not certified for CME credit.
At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Identify liver failure milestones in patients with cirrhosis and understand the role of liver transplantation.
• Review the pros and cons of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts in patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension.
• Discuss updates in the management of patients with viral hepatitis B, C, and D.
• Implement new and novel strategies for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.
• Review the treatment of alcoholic hepatitis and understand controversies associated with early liver transplantation.
• Treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and employ non-invasive tests for diagnosis.
The Office of Continuing Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The California State Board of Registered Nursing accepts courses approved by the AMA for category 1 credit as meeting the continuing education requirements for license renewal. Nurses from states other than California should inquire with their local State Board about specific continuing education policies.