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    18th Annual Hot Topics in Liver Disease Conference on July 29, 2017.

    Click here for the agenda. 

    Course Co-Directors:
    Prasun K. Jalal, M.D., M.R.C.P. (UK)
    Norman L. Sussman, M.D., F.A.A.S.L.D.
    John M. Vierling, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.S.L.D.

    Program Overview:
    The rapid progress of basic science and clinical research in hepatology makes it impossible for clinical practitioners—primary care providers, gastroenterologists, hepatologists, nurses, practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare providers—to keep up or discern which advances are ready for clinical application.  The goal of our 18th Annual Conference is to summarize the newest information that can be utilized immediately in clinical practice.  Our faculty experts include 4 internationally acclaimed guest faculty and 10 Baylor academic, clinical Hepatologists, infectious disease & gastroenterologist .  We chose only topics that are frequently encountered in clinical practice, such as the diagnosis and management of cirrhosis and its complications, metabolic and autoimmune liver diseases and chronic viral hepatitis and liver transplantation.  Ample time has been scheduled for questions and discussion during panels following each section.

     Target Audience: 

    • Medical, Family Practice, and Surgical Residents
    • Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Trainees
    • Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Transplant Fellows
    • Primary Care Physicians in Family Practice or General Internal Medicine 
    • Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, Oncologists
    • Transplant Nurse Coordinators
    • Nurses in Outpatient and Inpatient Settings
    • Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
    • Nurse Students

    CME & CNE Statements:

    CME: Texas Heart® Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

    CNE: CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas

    Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Important Dates:
    Friday, July 28, 2017
    Hot Topics BBQ Dinner
    Time:7:00-8:00 pm
    RSVP Via E-mail:
    Via Text: 713.882.0136

    Saturday, July 29, 2017
    18th Annual Hot Topics in Liver Disease Conference
    Registration and Breakfast: 7:00am
    Lectures: 8:00am-4:00pm

    Hotel Accommodations:
    Houstonian Hotel
    111 N Post Oak Ln, Houston, TX 77024
    (713) 680-2626
    Hot Topics Special Rate $170 per night plus tax
    *No room cancellation applies if canceled within three business days prior the conference


    Click the link to register: 

    18th Annual Hot Topics in Liver Disease Registration

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