Webcast CME

B-Smart: Hepatitis B



Understanding Cultural Barriers (non-CME)

 

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Release Date:  January 15, 2009

Estimated Time of Completion:  15 minutes

Description

This webcast presents an overview of the difficulties in successfully managing HBV in different cultural groups. It includes expert presentation and panel discussion. This webcast was a part of the series filmed in front of a live audienece on December 6, 2008, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review factors in cultural barriers for HBV treatment in Asians.
  2. Discuss ways to overcome cultural barriers for health care providers.

Target Audience

This webcast is directed to hepatologists, gastroenterologists, infectious disease physicians, primary care physicians, infectious disease and gastroenterology nurse practitioners, infection control nurses, physician assistants, and others involved with the health care of HBV-infected patients or those at increased risk for acquiring the infection.

Activity Director and Faculty

Activity Director

William D. Carey, MD
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Digestive Disease Institute
Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH

Presenting Faculty

Tram Tran, MD
Head, Cleveland Clinic Stroke Program
Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Staff, Vascular Neurology and Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology
Cerebrovascular Center
Neurological Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Panel

William D. Carey, MD
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Digestive Disease Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Pierre Gholam, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Case Medical Center
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH

Robert Gish, MD
Medical Director
Liver Transplant Program
Chief, Division of Hepatology and Complex GI
California Pacific Medical Center
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Morris Sherman, MB BCh, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Toronto
The University Health Network in Toronto, Canada
Toronto, Canada

Tram Tran, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geffen UCLA School of Medicine
Medical Director, Liver Transplant
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education acknowledges educational
grants for partial support of this activity from:

Allergan, Inc.
Covidien
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC

This activity was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Center for Continuing Education and Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute.

 
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