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Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: What to Do When Things Go from Bad to Worse

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

On October 28, 2020, the Liver Transplant Program at Westchester Medical Center is hosting a Live Virtual CME event titled "Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: What to Do When Things Go from Bad to Worse." Acute on chronic liver failure is a growing problem in the United States, impacting 5% of patients who are hospitalized to address complications of cirrhosis. This lecture will define ACLF, discuss its physiologic basis, and discuss ways of assessing the prognosis of patients with ACLF. It will also review strategies that have the potential to either prevent ACLF or to decrease the impact of ACLF upon the lives of patients with cirrhosis.

Presenter:
David Wolf, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation, Westchester Medical Center
Director, Antibiotic Stewardship, Westchester Medical Center
Professor of Clinical Medicine, New York Medical College


CME Information: CME will be provided through eeds.com, which you can register for at the start of the event. If you would like to register for eeds now, click HERE.

Credit Designation:
The New York Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Support:
This activity is not commercially supported.

 


Registration is required, Please click the button below to register for this event.

 


Contact Info

Email: WMCTransplant@WMCHealth.org

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