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08/07/2013 Managing Cirrhosis 2013: Impact of Advances on the Fundamentals

Aug
7
Wed
Aug 7, 2013
Wednesday
12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Bessie Myers Auditorium
Ames, IA

Best practice and evidence for management of cirrhotic patients is constantly changing. In addition, UNOS rules for organ allocation are also changing and have an impact on organ availability and allocation.

Registration Details

Registration is not required.

Description

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1)    Understand and implement strategies to management patients with cirrhosis based on current best clinical practice evidence

2)    Manage cirrhosis patients in cost effective way and be able to advise about lifestyle, quality of life and driving

3)    Optimize care for cirrhosis patients and recognize some pitfalls including coagulopathy, encephalopathy, and acute kidney injury

Professional practice gap to be addressed: Best practice and evidence for management of cirrhotic patients is constantly changing.  In addition, UNOS rules for organ allocation are also changing and have an impact on organ availability and allocation.  This talk will also address recent advances.

Target audience: Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses

Instructor(s)

  • Michael Voigt, M.D., U of I Gastroenterology

Contact

DeArliss Karsjen at 515-239-2135 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Wed, August 07 12:10 PM to 1:10 PM Bessie Myers Auditorium Michael Voigt, M.D., U of I Gastroenterology

Location Details

  • Bessie Myers Auditorium
    1111 Duff Avenue
    Ames, IA 50010

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