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Join Us at Interdisciplinary Approach to Management of Critically Ill Liver Patients

This CME activity will present a current review of critically ill patients with liver disease and the management of critically ill patients suffering from liver failure. This activity will address comorbidities, hemodynamic challenges, sepsis, pharmacologic options, and use of liver transplant. By attending this activity, you will be able to incorporate the most up-to-date research into you practice.

By Attending, You Will Be Able To:

  • Perform a timely and accurate diagnosis of patients with acute liver failure in the intensive care unit and design an appropriate management strategy
  • Describe strategies for selecting patients for liver transplant and optimizing the outcomes of transplant surgery
  • Recognize, diagnose, and manage acute kidney disease in patients with cirrhosis
  • Describe approaches to managing the systemic hemodynamic challenges that may occur in critically ill patients with liver dysfunction
  • Critically appraise recent guideline revisions as they apply to pharmacology in patients with acute liver failure
  • Summarize the challenges and management of issues related to acute liver failure, including sepsis, mechanical ventilation, and neuromonitoring

Who Should Attend:

This activity is designed for all health care providers who treat patients with liver disease including intensivists, gastroenterologists, hepatologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, internists, family practitioners, nurse practitioners, transplant nephrologists, and physician assistants.