Date & Location
Saturday, April 6, 2019, 7:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Moulin Event Space, St. Louis, MO



Walkin Registration Available

on Site


At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
  1. Review new strategies for screening of viral hepatitis B and C (HBV, HCV)
  2. Articulate the changing global epidemiology of HBV and HCV
  3. Review AASLD guidelines for treatment of HCV using DAA's in IFN-free regiments
  4. Articulate the changing global epidemiology of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease ad nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
  5. Identify new therapies and approaches for treatment of NAFLD including Bariatric Embolization
  6. Manage the progression of NASH, autoimmune liver diseases, hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma
  7. Describe the treatment of PBC and PSC
  8. Review the relevant immune-mediated events contributing to liver pathology and the progression of liver disease.
  9. Assess needs for early intervention and management in patients with liver diseases
  10. Prevent/reduce progression of chronic liver disease by effective use of immunosuppressive medications, antiviral agents, and bile salts therapies
  11. Integrate treatment options discussed for patient with ESLD due to alcohol who have complicating drug treatment in decompensated cirrhosis hepatic encephalopathy and hyponatremia
  12. Review the management of complications of beta-blocker therapy in ESLD
  13. Review the rationale and indications for live donor transplantation



Course Description:

This program is designed to address the professional practice gaps in all six competencies including patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism and systems-based practice. This program will provide updated information based on the new guidelines and recommendations based on the most current research presented at the national American Association of the Study of Liver Diseases Meeting, November 9-13, 2018, in San Fransisco, CA and will go a long way towards improving patient outcomes.

Internists, Family Practitioners, Gastroenterologist, Hepatologists, Residents and Fellows, NPs, PAs, Registered Nurses

$75.00 Physicians and Nurses
$37.50 SLU Alumni
Free for SLU and SSM SLU Hospital Faculty, Fellows, and Residents
Free for SLU and SSM SLU Hospital Nurses

Prior to March,1, 2019 ..... Refund in Full
March 15, 2019 ........... Refund less $15 fee
After March 29, 2019 ... No refund


Please register prior to that date so we can format your name badge and have you listed on the sign in sheets.Walk in registration will be available. Registration fees, if applicable, must be paid by check at the registration desk. An additional fee of $10.00 will be added for processing at the registration table.



Saint Louis University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

American Medical Association 

Saint Louis University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other learners will be provided with an attendance certificate designated for 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. It is your responsibility to know if your CE board will accept AMA as reciprocal credits.

American Academy of Physician Assistants:  AAPA

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.  PAs may receive a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing this activity.


Activity Location:

Moulin Event Space


FREE Self Parking in the parking lot surrounding the building.