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Add to Calendar 2020-08-15 08:00:00 2020-08-15 20:00:00 Transplant Hepatology Board Review Course This course helps prepare physicians for American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Pediatrics certification and maintenance of certification exams in transplant hepatology and pediatric transplant hepatology, led by hepatology and transplant medicine experts. Irving, TX 75039 United States AASLD alonzo.tolver@boldrstrategy.com America/New_York public

UPDATEThe 2020 AASLD Transplant Hepatology Board Review Course set for August 15-16 in Dallas, TX will now be an on-demand course. This online course will release August 15, and be available in AASLD’s educational portal, LiverLearning®.

Course Description / Need Statement

This course helps prepare physicians for American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Pediatrics certification and maintenance of certification exams in transplant hepatology and pediatric transplant hepatology, led by hepatology and transplant medicine experts. For any liver care provider, this course is a great refresher and comprehensive, up-to-date review of liver transplant patient management.

Program Chairs

  • Janice Jou, MD, MHS
  • Ryan M. Taylor, MD
  • Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD

Continuing Education

  • Continuing Medical Education (CME): 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC): 9.25 ABIM MOC Points
  • ABP Maintenance of Certification (MOC): 9.00 ABP MOC Points

Session I:
Moderators: Janice Jou, MD, MHS; Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD; Ryan M. Taylor, MD

  • Introduction
    Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD
  • General Board Preparation
    Oren K. Fix, MD, MSc, FAASLD
  • Metabolic and Genetic Diseases
    Oren K. Fix, MD, MSc, FAASLD
  • Cholestatic and Autoimmune Liver Diseases
    Ryan M. Taylor, MD
  • Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E Virus Infection: Pre- and Post-Liver Transplantation
    Janice Jou, MD, MHS
  • Liver Disease in the Pregnant Patient
    Jaquelyn F. Fleckenstein, MD, FAASLD
  • Acute Liver Failure and the Liver ICU Patient
    Catherine T. Frenette, MD
  • Break
  • Alcohol-associated Liver Disease
    Michael R. Lucey, MD, FAASLD
  • Portal Hypertension
    Stevan A. Gonzalez, MD
  • Selection and Evaluation for Transplantation
    Carl L. Berg, MD, FAASLD
  • Nutritional Support in Patients with Cirrhosis
    Jennifer Cindy Lai, MD
  • Perioperative Complications
    Erin Maynard, MD

Session II:
Moderators: Janice Jou, MD, MHS; Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD; Ryan M. Taylor, MD

  • Donor Selection
    David M. Levi, MD
  • Transplant Immunology
    Josh Levitsky, MD, FAASLD
  • Immunosuppression and Rejection
    Josh Levitsky, MD, FAASLD
  • Liver Transplantation for Cholangiocarcinoma and Other Tumors
    Laura M. Kulik, MD
  • Break
  • Liver Transplantation for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
    Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH, FAASLD
  • Liver Transplantation 101 for the Hepatologist
    Erin Maynard, MD

Session III
Moderators: Janice Jou, MD, MHS; Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD; Ryan M. Taylor, MD

  • Introduction
    Janice Jou, MD, MHS
  • Pediatric Topics
    Henry C. Lin, MD, MBA
  • HCC and Post-Transplant Malignancy
    Amit G. Singal, MD, MS, FAASLD
  • Post Liver Transplant Infectious Complications
    Peter Chin-Hong, MD
  • Recurrence of Disease After Liver Transplantation
    Michael D. Leise, MD
  • Long-Term Complications Post Liver Transplant
    Mark W. Russo, MD, MPH, FAASLD
  • Break
  • Potpourri
    K. Gautham Reddy, MD, FAASLD
  • Ethics and Liver Transplantation
    Andrew I. Aronsohn, MD
  • Statistics for the Boards
    Lisa B. VanWagner, MD, MSc
  • Wrap Up
    Ryan M. Taylor, MD

Needs Statement

This course will help prepare physicians for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) certification and maintenance of certification (MOC) exam in transplant hepatology and pediatric transplant hepatology as it reflects the updated ABIM/ABP Transplant Hepatology Certification Exam blueprint. High yield clinical topics will be presented by leaders in the field of hepatology and transplant medicine. Designed for ABIM/ABP Transplant Hepatology exam preparation, the course also provides a comprehensive review of up-to-date management of liver transplant patients.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Identify appropriate candidates for liver transplant
  • Determine best practices for managing liver transplant recipients
  • Recognize perioperative and post-operative complications and therapies

Target Audience

  • Hepatologists
  • Fellows / Trainees
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Surgeons

This activity was planned in the context of the following ACGME/IOM/IPEC competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
  • Provide Patient-centered Care
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Work in Interdisciplinary Teams
  • Roles/Responsibilities

Credits Offered

  • Continuing Medical Education (CME): 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC): 9.25 ABIM MOC Points
  • ABP Maintenance of Certification (MOC): 9.00 Points

Accreditation and Designation Statements

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AASLD designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 9.25 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 points.

American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 9.00 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC points.

Claiming CME Credits

Physicians and other health care professionals seeking AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for this live continuing medical education activity must complete an evaluation by Tuesday, September 15. The CME evaluation will be available to you upon completion of the on-demand course.

Claiming MOC Points

Physicians seeking ABIM and/or ABP MOC points must complete the electronic CME and MOC evaluation by Tuesday, September 15. Requests for MOC after this date will not be honored. The MOC evaluation is included in the CME evaluation.

MOC Points will be reported to the ABIM and ABP by the end of September 2020 for attendees who successfully complete the MOC evaluation.

Registration Pricing

  • Member: $325
  • Non-Member: $540
  • Associate Member: $185
  • Associate Non-Member: $235
  • Student Member: $90
  • Student Non-Member: $115
  • Trainee Member: $185
  • Trainee Non-Member: $235
  • Industry: $775

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received through August 14, 2020 at 11:59 pm ET are subject to a $75.00 cancellation fee.

Cancellations received August 15, 2020 and after are non-refundable.