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Liver Wellness Conference San Diego 2017

The mission of the American Liver Foundation is to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. In the fulfillment of this mission, ALF’s Pacific Coast Division is holding a full day conference in San Diego. The attendees will hear from professionals who are experts in their fields and who will disseminate information on liver diseases, newest treatments and disease prevention.

Registration for Professionals: $75 (Syllabus Included)
Registration for Patients and Caregivers: Free
Syllabus for Patients and Caregivers: $10

Event Details

DATE: September 16, 2017
TIME: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
LOCATION: AMN Healthcare
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: View Map

Educational Objectives

  • Identify the best tests, treatment options and natural progression of HBV
  • Evaluate current and new treatment options of HCV
  • Discuss risk factors, diagnosis and therapy options for alcoholic hepatitis
  • Discuss the future impact of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and NASH, or Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis, in adults and in adolescence, diagnosis and treatment alternatives
  • Discuss the importance of personal genome diagnostics in helping researchers identify elusive cancers
  • Identify the reasons in using liver cancer surveillance in identifying liver cancer (HCC) at an early stage in
    individuals who are at high risk
  • Discuss the success and complications of live donor liver transplantation and updates on liver transplantation
  • Evaluate current and new recommendations for long-term transplant management
  • Discuss current research and innovations that will affect the future treatment of liver diseases

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