Hepatitis B and C: Coinfection and Reactivation

Module number
Date presented
November 7, 2017 
CE Credit

On Tuesday, November 7th, Dr. Tram Tran of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center presented on: “Hepatitis B and C: Coinfection and Reactivation”

Lecture Objectives:
1. Explain the epidemiology and course of hepatitis B (HBV)
2. Discuss the laboratory testing and diagnosis of hepatitis C (HCV) and HBV
3. Describe the clinical management of HCV and HBV coinfection

About Dr. Tran:
Tram Tran, MD, FACG, is Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Geffen UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Tran has broad research interests in the areas of viral hepatitis B and C, liver disease in pregnancy and liver transplantation. She is an internationally recognized expert and NIH-funded researcher in the field of chronic hepatitis B, and is active in patient and community advocacy on hepatitis B prevention and treatment. She has authored and co-authored numerous abstracts, papers and chapters in these fields and published in journals such as Hepatology, NEJM and the Journal of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation. Dr. Tran is an active member of numerous professional organizations including the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Gastroenterological Association, and serves on the AASLD Hepatitis B SIG Steering Committee and as Vice-Chair of the AASLD Practice Guidelines Committee. Dr. Tran earned her medical degree at New York Medical College and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Cedars-Sinai, where she twice received the Leo G. Rigler Award for clinical excellence. She then went on to complete fellowships in gastroenterology and hepatology/liver transplantation at University of California, Los Angeles and Cedars-Sinai. She has been named a US News & World Report Best Doctor, Castle-Connelly Top Doctor, and Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctor.

Continuing Education Information
The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. “Hepatitis B and C: Coinfection and Reactivation”, a knowledge-based live activity, ACPE #0044-9999-17-069-L01-P, will award 1 contact hour or 0.1 CEU. of pharmacy education credit. No partial credit will be awarded.

Continuing Nurse Education Credits
The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This offering is approved for 1.0 nursing contact hours.

Continuing Medical Education Credits
The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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