Desert Liver Retreat
We provide a superior scientific program and a fun opportunity to network with colleagues seeking an update in state-of-the-art liver disease care. Our exhibitors are chosen as excellent providers of important products and services to our community.
This event is intended for MDs, DOs, PAs, NPs, RNs, residents, fellows, and clinical research personnel who are involved in the care of patients with liver disease.
After attending this event the participant should be better able to:
Utilize most recent guidelines for screening and diagnosing patients at risk of chronic liver disease
Develop an evidence-based treatment regimen for chronic liver disease using latest clinical evidence
Communicate disease and treatment options to patients
Recognize and communicate risks and benefits of therapy
Recognize differential diagnosis for NAFLD & NASH
Characterize risk factors for PBC & be able to discuss different therapies for PBC
Identify diagnostic approaches for HCC and treatment options
Explain diagnostic criteria and diagnostic tools for minimal and overt HE
Define diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for HCC
Demonstrate understanding of the diagnostic approaches for PSC and the role of liver biopsy as well as what therapies are used for PSC and when
Demonstrate understanding of different currently available treatment options for different clinical manifestations of portal hypertension
Choose different interventions and treatment approaches to minimize inpatient health care utilization for patients with liver disease
Describe the hepatic manifestations of COVID-19 infections including acute hepatic injury and cholangitis
2023 - Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Pinnacle Clinical Research, PLLC.
Educational grant support is pending and any confirmed support received will be disclosed in future course materials.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Arizona Liver Health, LLC. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Educational grant support is pending and any confirmed support received will be disclosed in future course material.
Physician Assistant Continuing Medical Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 7 CME credits for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 7.0 contact hours. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to be determined.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 7.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control educational content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e., physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Heather Walters prior to the live event at 214.536.1919.