Homestead Hospital Conference Series: Assessing and Managing Decompensations of Cirrhosis in the In-patient Setting

February 24, 2021

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. 

Target Audience

Hospitalists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, House Physicians,  Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners,  Nurses and all other interested healthcare providers. 

 

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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
Course opens: 
01/01/2021
Course expires: 
03/26/2021
Event starts: 
02/24/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
02/24/2021 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
5
Live Webinar
United States

Sandra Rodriguez, M.D.
Gastroenterologist
Baptist Health South Florida

Sandra Rodriguez, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose. 

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. 
 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-678305 , by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Pharmacists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 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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