This CME conference is designed to educate clinicians on the latest in diagnosing and treating Hepatitis B & C. The course will be held in seven cities this summer.
- Saturday, July 8, 2017, San Diego Marriott, La Jolla, California
- Saturday, July 22, 2017, Marriott Union Square, San Francisco, California
- Saturday, July 29, 2017, Hilton San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California
- Saturday, August 5, 2017, Hilton St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana
- Saturday, August 19, 2017, JW Marriott Downtown, Houston, Texas
- Saturday, September 9, 2017, Hyatt Centric Times Square, New York, New York
- Saturday, September 16, 2017, Irvine Marriott, Irvine, California
The Scripps National Hepatitis B & C Training Program and Treatment Update will contribute towards increasing the number of health care practitioners educated on the prevalence of chronic viral hepatitis, as well as those properly preventing, diagnosing, treating, and/or referring patients with chronic illness; therefore contributing towards prevention of new cases and improved management of already infected patients.
After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the prevalence and incidence of acute and chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C both in the general US population and in at-risk populations.
- Review the history, epidemiology, demographics, natural history, histology, immunology and pathophysiology of the viral infection.
- Discuss state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment guidelines for both hepatitis B and C.
- Formulate and/or implement strategies for preventing, diagnosing, treating, and/or referring patients with HBV and/or HCV.
- Evaluate the multidisciplinary team approach to care of patients with hepatitis B and C.
- Establish a local network of practitioners for information sharing, referrals, etc.
- Improve the health of patients infected with the HBV and/or HCV virus.
Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Scripps Health and SC Liver Research Consortium. Scripps Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.
Cultural and Linguistic Competency
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.
|Sat, Jul 8th, 2017 - Sat, Jul 8th, 2017||7:00 AM - 5:00 PM|