Utility of ctDNA in Liver Transplantation

July 20, 2022

LIVESTREAM (Virtual)

HOUSTON METHODIST J.C. WALTER JR. EDUCATIONAL SERIES

Presented by the Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation

FEES

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Houston Methodist (HM) employeeFree 
Physician (HMCC ACO PCP)Free
Physician (HMPAQ)Free
Physician (Private physician located within the Greater Houston Area)$35  
Physician (Private physician located outside the Greater Houston Area)Free
Resident / Fellow (No CME)Free
Allied Health Professional / All OthersFree

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the best medical management protocols for liver transplant patients using ctDNA. 
  • Explain the challenges of liver transplantation and monitoring surveillance and rejection using ctDNA.
  • Recognize the importance of utilizing new surveillance and rejection modalities, such as ctDNA for  liver transplantation patients.
  • Describe social implications for patients undergoing surveillance and rejection monitoring post liver transplantation.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours

    Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Houston Methodist will award 1.00 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.

  • 1.00 Social Work
    The program has been approved for 1.00 CE contact hours for Social Workers through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners.
  • 1.00 Transplant Coordinators
    The American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC) has assigned the following Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTCs) to the following Houston Methodist Transplant Center educational program: Utility of ctDNA in Liver Transplantation | Thu, 07/14/2022 - 10:00am | 1.00 Category 1 CEPTCs
Course opens: 
07/14/2022
Course expires: 
08/20/2022
Event starts: 
07/20/2022 - 5:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
07/20/2022 - 6:00pm CDT
Cost:
$35.00
LIVESTREAM (Virtual)

 

 

SPEAKER: Ashton Connor, MD, PhD, FRCSC1, 2
Abdominal Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgeon, Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist Hospital
Ashton Connor is a scientist and abdominal transplant and hepatobiliary surgeon at Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Connor’s current research interests include the application of data science and genomics to the study of oncology and immunology.

MODERATOR: Ashish Saharia, MD, FACS1, 2, 3
Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgeon
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Academic Institute, Houston Methodist, Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Ashish Saharia is the Director of Liver Transplantation at the Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center. Dr. Saharia has special interest in patients with liver, colorectal, pancreatic, and bile duct cancers. He has extensive expertise and has published papers on solid organ transplantation, pancreatic cancer, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, and hepatocellular carcinoma.

1 Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation
2 Houston Methodist Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center
3 Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
4 Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders at Houston Methodist

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours

    Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Houston Methodist will award 1.00 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.

  • 1.00 Social Work
    The program has been approved for 1.00 CE contact hours for Social Workers through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners.
  • 1.00 Transplant Coordinators
    The American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC) has assigned the following Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTCs) to the following Houston Methodist Transplant Center educational program: Utility of ctDNA in Liver Transplantation | Thu, 07/14/2022 - 10:00am | 1.00 Category 1 CEPTCs

Price

Cost:
$35.00
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Fees

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Houston Methodist (HM) employeeFree 
Physician (non-HM located within the Greater Houston Area)$35  
Physician (non-HM located outside the Greater Houston Area)Free
Resident / Fellow (non-HM located within the Greater Houston Area)Free
Resident / Fellow (non-HM located outside the Greater Houston Area)Free
Allied Health Professional / All OthersFree