Activity

Activity ID

4565

Expires

January 31, 2021

Format Type

Live

CME Credit

1.0

Fee

$0
CME Provider

Penn State College of Medicine

Description

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an advanced form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), is a severe liver disorder with a rapidly progressive course that can lead to liver fibrosis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. In order to prevent irreversible liver damage, patients with NASH should receive immediate treatment. However, distinguishing NASH from other liver disorders and identifying high-risk patients remain challenges, and there are limited treatment options once a patient is diagnosed. While there are no approved medical therapies for NASH, multiple investigational agents have shown promise in late-stage trials and are expected to be available for NASH treatment soon.

Breakthroghs with NASH Management: What Do Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists Need to Know? will provide clinicians with the most current guidance on NASH diagnostic strategies. Clinician learners will also receive information on the efficacy, safety, and potential use of novel agents in late-stage clinical investigation for the treatment of patients with NASH.

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Educational Objectives

-Implement guideline- and expert-recommended strategies to diagnose NASH and evaluate its severity
-Evaluate the safety and efficacy data for the NASH therapies in late-stage development

Keywords

NASH, NAFLD, Hepatology, Liver Disease

Competencies

Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Academic Medicine, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

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