Accreditation Information

Medicine
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies - Patient care and Medical knowledge 

Physician Assistant

This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5 hours AAPA Category 1 CME credit(s). PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

This activity was planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs. 

Nursing
The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 5.0 ANCC contact hours.
The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) approves The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing (UKCON) as a provider as well. ANCC and KBN approval of a continuing nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content nor commercial sponsors. This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 6.0 KBN contact hours. Provider #: 3-0008-01-18-1085. In order to receive credit, participants will complete the CNE activity, complete the evaluation form. Certificates may be printed once the evaluation is completed.

ANCC credit may be used as credit needed in the 40 added credit hours to the 20 approved by the ABTC board to equal 60 credits needed for nursing ABTC recertification. 

Other
UK HealthCare CECentral certifies this activity for 5 hours of participation. 

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the complications of portal hypertension and liver disease
  • Describe the multidisciplinary approach in the management of liver disease
  • Describe new treatments for liver disease
  • Describe the role of liver transplantation in the treatment of liver disease
  • Discuss basic principles in hepatocellular carcinoma treatment
  • Describe how the successful management of liver tumors involves care from multiple disciplines working in close coordination
  • Describe how immunosuppression impacts transplant patients.

Target Audience

Gastroenterologist, nephrologist, urologist, primary care and family medicine physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.