Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a spectrum of disease involving fatty infiltration of the liver with or without inflammation and/or fibrosis. Much of the diagnosis can be made noninvasively with laboratory tests and imaging. If left untreated, some patients will progress to cirrhosis and end-stage liver disease and require liver transplant. This course provides practitioners with strategies to recognize the epidemiology and pathophysiology of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and cirrhosis and design a lifestyle modification treatment plan for patients with NAFLD.

Target Audience

Family Physicians, General Internists, Hospitalists, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and Physician Assistants.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the epidemiology and pathophysiology of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and cirrhosis.
  • Differentiate the prognosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver from non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
  • Design a lifestyle modification treatment plan for patients with NAFLD.
Additional information
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
09/01/2018
Course expires: 
09/01/2020

Seth Rosen, M.D. 
Gastroenterologist
Baptist and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Seth Rosen, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentations or discussions.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC  

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 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. 

Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.

NOTE: ABIM MOC points will be submitted the first week following the month of completion. 

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2018
Course expires: 
09/01/2020
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