Assessing and Managing Decompensations of Cirrhosis in the Inpatient Setting
Decompensated cirrhosis is a common reason for hospital admissions. These patients typically have complex medical needs and are at high risk of in-hospital death. Join us to hear Dr. Sandra Rodriguez discuss the current practice guidelines in the diagnosis, management and treatment of cirrhosis and the complications associated with disease progression.
Hospitalists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, House Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists and all other interested healthcare providers.
- Describe the etiology and management of cirrhosis and its complications, including variceal bleeding, ascites and hepatic encephalopathy.
- Utilize appropriate diagnostic criteria to identify hepatic encephalopathy.
- Apply the current practice guidelines to properly recognize and treat hepatorenal syndrome and to manage acute kidney injury in patients with cirrhosis.
Sandra Rodriguez, M.D.
Homestead and Mariners Hospitals
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health South Florida
Sandra Rodriguez, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that her presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.
*Ineligible Companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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