Medical Director of Liver Transplant
Comprehensive Transplant Center
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Geffen UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
Editorial Director, Virology & Other Therapeutic Areas
This program is intended for physicians, registered nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with chronic hepatitis B.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Clinical Care Options, LLC. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This educational activity for 0.8 contact hour is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - 0809-9999-17-1006-H01-P.
Type of Activity: Knowledge
This program has been made available online.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.75 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from December 15, 2017, through December 14, 2018:
1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.
You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME activities completed can be found on the "CME Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.
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