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Hepatology Symposium

Chronic liver disease has origins ranging from acquired, infectious, toxic, metabolic and inherited causes. Long-term consequences include liver cancer, cirrhosis and liver failure. This symposium offers a forum to present and discuss various aspects of liver disease.

This conference features speakers who are the leaders in the field of liver disease at Providence Health Care and Swedish Liver Transplant Center. Attendees can expect to learn the most up-to date clinical and basic trends in liver disease, Hepatitis C, Surgical Interventions and Liver Transplantation.

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Cost:

Register early (before November 17) and save $25!

  • Physicians: $100
  • Residents & Allied Health Professionals: $50

After November 16, the cost increases to $125 for physicians; $75 for all others. Breakfast is included with your registration.

Continuing Education Credit

Providence Health Care (PHC) is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Providence Health Care (PHC) designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 3.25 hours of category 1 CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Accomodations

The Davenport Grand Hotel is located in downtown Spokane. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at (509) 455-8888, or toll free: (800) 918-9344. For best rates, mention you are associated with Providence Health Care.  .

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Dates Offered:

December 02, 2017 Saturday 08:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Davenport Grand Hotel
333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201

Agenda

 8 a.m.

Welcome & Announcements


 8:05 a.m.

State of the Art Treatment of Hepatitis C

Kris V. Kowdley, MD
 8:25 a.m.

Drug- Induced Liver Injury

Nizar Mukhtar, MD
 8:45 a.m.

Surgical Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and other Liver Tumors

Juan Mejia, MD
 9:05 a.m.

Case Presentation

Manan Jhaveri, MD
 9:30 a.m.

Panel Discussion / Question & Answer

Kris V. Kowdley, MD; Nizar Mukhtar, MD; Juan Mejia, MD; Manan Jhaveri, MD
10:15 a.m.

Liver Transplantation Update

Oren Fix, MD
10:35 a.m.

Psychosocial Evaluation of the Liver Transplant Candidate

Colleen Hosler, MSW
10:55 a.m.

Debate: “Clinical Dilemma – Who do you transplant”

Nizar Senussi, MD vs Vignan Manne, MD
11:45 a.m.

Question & Answer, Closing Remarks


Contact

Shelley Berdar
(509) 474-7225