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Module Overview (2 mins)
  • CME

Meet the expert faculty and listen to an overview of the activity.
Mindie H. Nguyen, MD, MAS, AGAF, FAASLD
Program Director
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Joseph Ahn, MD, MS, MBA
Anna Christina L. dela Cruz, MD
Physicians: maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Released: July 20, 2020 Expiration: July 19, 2021

This program is divided into short segments which you can review from the Activity landing page.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Identify information necessary to determine treatment candidacy for each individual patient with chronic HBV infection
  • Identify patient factors and comorbidities that inform the most appropriate treatment option for each individual patient
  • Select an appropriate treatment regimen for diverse patients, based on available treatment options, and individualized application of clinical practice guidelines and current data

Information on this Educational Activity

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

Program Director

Mindie H. Nguyen, MD, MAS, AGAF, FAASLD

Professor of Medicine
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, California

Mindie H. Nguyen, MD, MAS, AGAF, FAASLD, has disclosed that she has received consulting fees from Alnylam, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dynavax, Gilead Sciences, Janssen, Lab for Advanced Medicine, Novartis, and Roche and fees for non-CME/CE services from Alnylam, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dynavax, Gilead Sciences, and Roche.

Faculty

Joseph Ahn, MD, MS, MBA

Professor of Medicine
Section Chief
Divisioin of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

Joseph Ahn, MD, MS, MBA, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from Gilead Sciences.
Anna Christina L. dela Cruz, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Anna Christina L. dela Cruz, MD, has disclosed that she has received funds for research support from Novo Nordisk.

Staff

Jennifer Blanchette, PhD

Senior Scientific Director

Jennifer M. Blanchette, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Edward King, MA

Executive Vice President

Edward King, MA, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Petra Cravens, PhD

Editorial Contributor

Petra Cravens, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Tiffany Hensley-McBain, PhD

Associate Scientific Director

Tiffany Hensley-McBain, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Target Audience

This program is intended for physicians and other healthcare providers who care for patients with chronic HBV infection.

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1.0 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from July 20, 2020, through July 19, 2021:

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/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

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