Liver Transplant for Malignancy

Des Moines, IA US
August 25, 2016

The General Surgery Didactic Program is an addition to Mercy Medical Center's expansive general surgery exposure. A wide variety of general surgical and subspecialty training is administered within the tertiary care facility and is taught by fellowship-trained faculty.

Intended Audience

Nurses, physicians, surgeons, residents, medical students, and other interested health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand new allocation rules surrounding HCC exception points for liver transplant.
  2. List reasons HCC would not be treated with liver transplant.
  3. Be familiar with other types of malignancy that are treated with liver transplant.

Case Moderator

Thomas Collins, MD
University of Iowa

Dr. Collins indicated no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Disclosure

Speaker(s) will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
08/25/2016
Course expires: 
08/25/2016
Event starts: 
08/25/2016 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
08/25/2016 - 8:30am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Mercy Medical Center
1111 6th Avenue
East Conference Room #7
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Continuing Education Credit

DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/25/2016
Course expires: 
08/25/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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