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New Treatments in Chronic Liver Disease: Pre-Course


Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11, 2018
Estancia La Jolla Hotel
La Jolla, California



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Overview

We will review the virology, genotypes, modes of infection of HCV and characteristics of the clinical illness caused by acute and chronic infections. Tests for HCV, including PCR assays and genotyping, interpretations and indications for liver biopsies and complications of cirrhosis will also be discussed. We will show how to initiate and monitor patients during treatment with multiple anti-viral oral regimens, how to manage side effects of therapy and deal with various patient populations including HIV-coinfected, CKD on hemodialysis and ESLD patients. Lastly, the AASLD/IDSA Guidelines will be reviewed.



Conference Highlights

  • Half Day Pre-Conference Seminar reviewing the virology, genotypes and modes of infection of HCV.
  • Plenary talks from nationally recognized experts.
  • Presentations on hot topics, upcoming scientific developments, and current advances in chronic viral hepatitis B and C, non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases, primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, hepatocellular carcinoma and complications of end-stage liver disease.
  • Networking opportunities among colleagues.
  • Conference app with access to course materials from the convenience of your mobile device or computer.
  • Claim up to 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™


Target Audience

  • Hepatologists
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Infectious Disease Specialists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Residents/Fellows
  • Others desiring an update in these specialty areas


For more information contact:

Scripps Conference Services & CME
4275 Campus Point Court, CPB 205
San Diego, California 92121

Phone: (858) 678-6400
Email: med.edu@scrippshealth.org