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7th APP, Nursing and Primary Care Liver Conference

September 9, 2023 @ 7:30 am 4:30 pm

The conference will focus on highlighting new standards in diagnosis and clinical management of liver diseases for the non-liver specialist. The educational format includes lectures, case studies and panel discussion.

La Cantera Resort & Spa

16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, Texas 78256

7:30-8:15 AMBreakfast
8:15-8:25 AMConference welcome/Completion of pre-test questions
Eugenia Tsai, MD
8:25-10:10 AMObesity and Fatty Liver Disease: What to do & When to do it
8:25-8:45 AM Obesity: Medical management (Kelly Velasquez PharmD) 
8:45-9:10 AM Obesity: Devices and bariatric options (Jason Kempenich MD)
9:10-9:30 AM Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) vs Metabolic dysfunction- associated steatohepatitis (MASH): What is the difference and when should we be concerned? (Eric Lawitz MD)
9:30-9:50 AM Alcoholic steatohepatitis (ASH) vs NASH/MASH: Which is it?
(Jan Petrasek MD/PhD)
9:50-10:10 AM Q&A/Panel Discussion
10:10-10:25 AMBreak
10:25-10:50 AMManaging the Immunosuppressed IBD Patient with Chronic Liver Disease
Erin Spengler MD
10:50-11:15 AMLatest Advances in Liver Cancer Diagnosis and Management
Kathy Crow PA
11:15-11:30 AMQ&A/Panel Discussion
Kathy Crow PA, Jan Petrasek MD/PhD, Erin Spengler MD
11:30 AM-12:30 PMState of the Art: Living Donor Liver Transplant
11:30-11:50 AM Liver transplant in the non-cirrhotic patient with hepatocellular carcinoma (Tarunjeet Klair MD)
11:50 AM-12:10 PM Preparing the donor and recipient for living donor liver trans- plant (Danielle Fritze MD)
12:10-12:30 PM Q&A/Panel Discussion (Danielle Fritze MD, Tarunjeet Klair MD, Fred Poordad MD)
12:30-1:30 PMLunch/Product Theater
1:30-2:10 PMLiving Donor Liver Transplant: Patient & Care Team Panel
Melissa Baker RN, Danielle Fritze MD, Tarunjeet Klair MD, Fred Poordad MD
2:10-2:25 PMBreak
2:25-3:25 PMCase #1: Managing Chronic Hepatitis B and Complications of Decompensated Cirrhosis Kristen Godett NP, Jessica Jennings NP, Eugenia Tsai MD
3:25-4:25 PMCase #2: Managing a Patient with Chronic Hepatitis C and Pruritus
Kim Hinojosa NP, Fabian Rodas MD, Eugenia Tsai MD
4:25-4:30 PMMeeting wrap-up/closing remarks
Eugenia Tsai, MD

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