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The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Raymond Chung, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chief, Gastrointestinal Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Director of Hepatology and Liver Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

HIV and the Liver

Date
October 9, 2018
Time
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Pre-registration required?
No
Registration closed?
No

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and
Harvard University Center for AIDS Research

Presents

HIV and Aging
An Online Educational Series
Moderator: Rajesh Gandhi, MD

HIV and the Liver

Presenter

Raymond Chung, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chief, Gastrointestinal Division, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director of Hepatology and Liver Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

October 9, 2018
8:00-9:00 AM US Eastern Time
2:00-3:00 PM South Africa


In-Person Location
MGH Cox Building, 6th Floor Conference Room
*Breakfast will be provided*


Joining Via Webinar
**Click the link below on the morning of the conference**
Registration or RSVP NOT Required

Join the HOPE Conference

For more details, please contact Delaney Taylor at dtaylor18@partners.org.


Visit our website at http://www.hopeconference.net/ for archived presentations and lecture slides!

TARGET AUDIENCE
This activity is intended for HIV clinicians and caregivers, including physicians, nurse practitioners, and physicians' assistants.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION
This presentation will focus on the virology, clinical features, natural history, and management of HBV. It will cover hepatotoxicity of ARV agents, as well as the severity of and assessment of liver disease in patients with HIV. It will also define fatty liver disease and discuss its diagnosis.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Identify which antiretroviral agents may cause liver toxicity
2. Implement diagnostic screening algorithms to identify patients with fibrosis and cirrhosis, and assess risk factors contributing to development and progression of liver disease in patients living with HIV
3. Describe the accelerated progression of liver disease in HIV coinfection with hepatitis B or hepatitis C
4. Define and diagnose fatty liver disease

CONFERENCE EVALUATION PROCESS
To record your participation and complete the evaluation form for HIV and Aging, click on this link: https://www.phscpd.org/activities/activity-detail/hiv-and-aging-live-broadcast

If you have any questions regarding the online sign in process, please contact Partners Office of Continuing Professional Development at partnerscpd@partners.org.

Course Directors: Rajesh Gandhi, MD {Director of HIV Clinical Services and Education at Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School}; Virginia Triant, MD {Infectious Disease Physician at Massachusetts General Hospital}; Jacqueline Chu, MD {Infectious Diseases Physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and Primary Care Physician at Chelsea Healthcare Center}


ACCREDITATION
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.