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Goal Statement

The goal of this program is to provide important clinical data on issues related to the management of HCV.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of hepatologists, gastroenterologists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners involved in the care of patients with HCV.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participants should be better able to:

  • Describe the detrimental effects of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) to emphasize the need for diagnosis, treatment, and long-term patient management
  • Demonstrate strategies for incorporating treatment updates into clinical practice to optimize initial treatment and ongoing care for patients with HCV
  • Analyze recently approved and emerging treatment options in order to recognize how new agents improve the standard of care for all patients chronically infected with HCV
  • Identify the patient characteristics that are important to consider when selecting the most appropriate treatment regimen for maximizing HCV patient outcomes
  • Physician Accreditation Statement

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation

    The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure Statement

    Faculty members are required to inform the audience when they are discussing off-label, unapproved uses of devices and drugs. Physicians should consult full prescribing information before using any product mentioned during this educational activity.

    Learner Assurance Statement

    The University of Cincinnati is committed to resolving all conflicts of interest issues that could arise as a result of prospective faculty members’ significant relationships with drug or device manufacturer(s). The University of Cincinnati is committed to retaining only those speakers with financial interests that can be reconciled with the goals and educational integrity of the CME activity.

    Americans with Disabilities Act

    The event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e. physical, dietary, etc.). Please contact us prior to the event at 888-582-4532.

    Joint providership by the University of Cincinnati and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation.

    Supported by an independent educational grant from AbbVie.

    • Speaker
    • Date
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    • Marcelo Kugelmas, MD
    • Tuesday 12/01/2015
    • 6:00 PM
    • Morton's The Steakhouse
      Las Vegas, NV
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    • Tarek Hassanein, M.D., FACP, FACG, AGAF
    • Thursday 12/03/2015
    • 6:00 PM
    • Eddie V's Prime Seafood
      San Diego, CA
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    • Hashem El-Serag, MD
    • Friday 12/11/2015
    • 6:00 PM
    • MD Anderson
      Houston, TX
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    • Stuart Gordon, MD
    • Tuesday 12/15/2015
    • 6:00 PM
    • The Rattlesnake Club
      Detroit, MI
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