CE Credit | Hepatitis C Online - 2nd Edition | 3 | Management of Cirrhosis-Related Complications | Referral for Liver Transplantation

This course focuses on the major indications and important timing events for liver transplantation evaluation referral. Also covered will be how to determine a MELD score for all patients with cirrhosis and reflect on whether the score indicates a need for liver transplantation referral.

Target Audience

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

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be better able to:

  • Summarize the major indications and important timing events for liver transplantation evaluation referral.
  • Determine a MELD score for all patients with cirrhosis and reflect on whether the score indicates a need for liver transplantation referral.

Additional Information

Format: 
Reading
Video
Topics: 

Indications for Liver Transplantation
Timing for Liver Transplantation
Contraindications for Liver Transplantation
Finding a Liver Transplantation Center
Pre-Transplantation Evaluation
Referral for Liver Transplantation Evaluation
Calculating and Interpreting MELD Score

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
  • 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
03/30/2018
Expires: 
03/30/2021

Iris W. Liou, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington School of Medicine

H. Nina Kim, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
  • 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Activity Availability

Available: 
03/30/2018
Expires: 
03/30/2021
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