CE Credit | Hepatitis C Online | 2 | Evaluation and Prognosis of Patients with Cirrhosis

This course explains how to differentiate compensated cirrhosis from decompensated cirrhosis. Also discussed are classification and prognostic systems for patients with cirrhosis.

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, advanced registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants, hospitalizes, infectious disease specialists, gastroenterologists and hepatologists

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completion of this course, you should be better able to:

  • Differentiate compensated cirrhosis from decompensated cirrhosis
  • Summarize classification and prognostic systems for patients with cirrhosis

Additional Information

Format: 
CE Certificate Only
Topics: 

Core Concepts
Approach to the Evaluation of Patients with Cirrhosis
History and Physical Examination in Patients with Cirrhosis
Classification and Prognostic Systems for Patients with Cirrhosis
Compensated Cirrhosis
Decompensated Cirrhosis

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Available: 
08/01/2013
Expires: 
08/01/2016

Rena K. Fox, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California at San Francisco

David H. Spach, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
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