eMedevents

Prevent Hepatocellular Carcinoma through Screening, Vaccination, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis is organized by Baylor College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) and will be held from Feb 01, 2018 - Feb 29, 2020. 

Target Audience:
This CME activity is designed to meet the educational needs of primary care physicians, specialists in internal medicine and oncology, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, fellows, residents, and other healthcare professionals.

Accreditation:
Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is designed to make providers aware of the current guidelines for screening, vaccination, and treatment of hepatitis B and C, thereby increasing the proportion of patients being treated and preventing progression to hepatocellular carcinoma. The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials is 0.25 hour(s).

Course Overview:
Data show that a high percentage of providers are not confident in their knowledge of current United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines on screening for hepatitis B and C. This often results in failure to screen for hepatitis B and C in patients for whom screening is indicated.
 
This activity is designed to make providers aware of the current guidelines for screening, vaccination, and treatment of hepatitis B and C, thereby increasing the proportion of patients being treated and preventing progression to hepatocellular carcinoma.

Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
• Apply current United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines to screening for viral hepatitis
• Identify which laboratory tests are most appropriate for diagnosis
• Assess whether or not a patient requires vaccination for hepatitis B
• Distinguish which patients require referral to specialty care

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

Intended Audience

Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Primary Care

Activity Payment Details

Activity Fee : NA

Rate this CME (Min 1 - Max 5)

Duration:
Fee and expenses:
CME credits:
Program contents:
Networking:
Write Your Review

Reviews Given by Professionals

No Reviews available. Be the first to write a review.

Privacy Policy

Read eMedEvents Privacy Policy

Organizer(s)

Baylor College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME)

View Organizer Details

Help

713-798-8237