CE Credit | Hepatitis C Online | 3 | Diagnosis and Management of Ascites

In this course, you will establish an understanding of appropriate techniques for performing abdominal paracentesis. Also covered is medical management and dietary recommendations for patients with ascites. 

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:

  • Establish an understanding of appropriate techniques for performing abdominal paracentesis
  • Summarize appropriate medical management and dietary recommendations for patients with ascites 

Additional Information

Format: 
Reading
Video
Topics: 

Evaluation of Ascites
Analysis of Ascitic Fluid
Basic Management of Ascites
Management of Refractory Ascites
Complications Associated with Ascites

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
  • 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
08/01/2013
Expires: 
08/01/2016

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

David H. Spach, MD
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
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