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Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Steatohepatitis in HIV Disease

Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Steatohepatitis in HIV Disease
Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Steatohepatitis in HIV Disease
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Resource ID: CM424
Original Presentation: 8/9/2016
Web Posting: 11/15/2016
CE Expiration: 08/08/2019
Presenter
  • Elizabeth Verna, MD, MS
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Director of Clinical Research
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Learning Objectives
At the completion of this educational session, participants will:
  1. Recognize risk factors for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in their patients with HIV.
  2. Be more familiar with the diagnostic testing available to identify and stage patients with NAFLD and HIV.
  3. Understand the natural history of NAFLDin patients with HIV and the potential impact of NAFLD and liver disease on mortality in this population.
  4. Appreciate that there are many treatments for NAFLD currently in clinical trials and that treatment to alter the natural history of NAFLD in patients with HIV may soon be available.
Presenter Bio
Elizabeth Verna, MD, MS
Dr. Elizabeth Verna, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Her clinical practice includes patients with chronic liver disease including viral hepatitis and liver transplantation. In addition, she has a Master’s degree from the Columbia School for Public Health and active research projects focused on new therapies for viral hepatitis and common chronic liver diseases, as well as mechanisms of liver disease development and progression.
Continuing Education Credit

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on August 9, 2016 and will terminate August 8, 2019.

The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.

This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.

  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz.
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate.
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement 

Policies and standards of MSSNY require that speakers and planners for CME activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity. 

  • Dr. James Braun (Planner/Course Director) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Elizabeth Verna (Presenter) had the following personal financial relationships in the previous 12 months with manufacturers of the products or services that may be presented in this CME activity: Research grant from Salix. Dr. Verna submitted her slides in advance for adequate peer review, and will support her presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.

Financial Support

This meeting of the Physicians' Research Network (PRN) and enduring material were funded in part by educational grants from: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co, and ViiV Healthcare.

Details:

  • This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length. 
  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz. 
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate. 
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.
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