Description Medical and surgical treatment of liver disease has advanced significantly in the last decade, but the choices in selecting the appropriate treatment at the appropriate time can be difficult, particularly in hepatitis C and hepatocellular carcinoma. This educational activity will help providers decide how to best treat these liver disease patients and make difficult clinical decisions to improve patient outcomes and quality of life. Objectives • identify common signs and symptoms of liver disease to initiate appropriate management, including cancer screening, medications and lifestyle changes • evaluate signs of decompensation of liver disease and take appropriate action for referral • describe newer surgical modalities Advances in the Treatment of Liver Disease Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 The Townsend Hotel Birmingham, MI Hosted by the Digestive Health Center of Excellence P18045e1_10866_051313 meded.beaumont.edu/liverconf Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 Advances in the Treatment of Liver Disease Beaumont Health System Office of Continuing Medical Education 3601 West 13 Mile Road, 112 ABW Royal Oak, MI 48073 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Target audience Gastroenterology, hepatology, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, general surgery, residents, fellows, students and nurses. CME accreditation and credit designation William Beaumont Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. William Beaumont Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Non-physician professionals should check with their individual credentialing body to confirm that participation in this CME activity will be approved for credit. All nonphysician participants will receive an attendance certificate from Beaumont Health System. CME credits can be used to meet the Continuing Education requirements needed for Michigan Nursing relicensure without limitation. Advances in the Treatment of Liver Disease Faculty Guest faculty Agenda Mohamad Al Sibae, M.D. Scott Cotler, M.D. Transplant Hepatologist Beaumont Health System Professor of Medicine Director, Division of Hepatology Loyola University Medical Center Chicago, Ill. 7 a.m. Registration/continental breakfast/introduction Alan Koffron, M.D., FACS; Vandad Raofi, M.D., FACS 7:30 a.m. Management of Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease Scott Cotler, M.D. 8:15 a.m. Hepatocellular Carcinoma Laura Kulik, M.D. 9 a.m. Hepatitis C Treatment: Pre-and Post-Transplant Paul Chittick, M.D. 9:45 a.m. Coffee break 10 a.m. The Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Liver Disease Alan Koffron, M.D., FACS BHS physician $50 $75 $100 10:45 a.m. Management of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Mohamad Al Sibae, M.D. Non-BHS physician $100 $125 $150 11:30 a.m. Treating Non-HCC Liver Tumors Vandad Raofi, M.D., FACS $25 $50 $75 12:15 p.m. Closing remarks Vandad Raofi, M.D., FACS; Mohamad Al Sibae, M.D. Health care professional Fee waived Fee waived $25 Paul Chittick, M.D. Infectious Disease Beaumont Health System Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Alan Koffron, M.D., FACS Health System Chair, Surgery Chief, Multi-Organ Transplant Beaumont Health System Professor, Surgery Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Vandad Raofi, M.D., FACS Transplant Surgeon Beaumont Health System Associate Professor, Surgery Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Laura Kulik, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Hepatology Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, Ill. Planning committee Mohamad Al Sibae, M.D. Course Co-director Transplant Hepatologist Transplant Hepatology Beaumont Health System Vandad Raofi, M.D., FACS Course Co-director Transplant Surgeon Beaumont Health System Associate Professor, Surgery Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Jill Sklar Manager Digestive Health Center of Excellence Beaumont Health System Disclosure statement All speakers and planning committee members have been asked to disclose any significant relationships they may have with commercial entities. The presence or absence of relationships as well as off-label discussion of products will be disclosed at the time of the meeting. Parking Pierce Street Parking, a cityowned parking deck, is located right around the corner from the Townsend Hotel. The first two hours of parking are free. Every hour thereafter is billed at a rate of $1/hr, with a maximum daily rate of $13. Short term valet parking is available for $8; overnight valet is $24/day with in and out privileges. Advances in the Treatment of Liver Disease Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 Online registration: meded.beaumont.edu/liverconf Early bird Regular rate Onsite rate rate 9/15/13 9/27/13 on or before through and 9/14/13 9/26/13 9/28/13 Fellow/resident/ student Registration questions: 248-551-5550 General event questions: 248-898-3331 Cancellations or requests for refunds must be received by Sept. 14. There is a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellation or refund requests after that date will not be honored; however substitutions are permitted. To cancel a registration, please send an email to [email protected] and include “Conference Cancellation” in the subject line.
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