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  • Overview

    Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is a serious viral disease associated with significant and preventable morbidity and mortality. There are an estimated 850,000-2.2 million persons living with CHB. Left untreated, up to 40% of those with CHB develop significant clinical consequences, including cirrhosis, liver failure, or HCC, and approximately 15% to 25% die from liver failure or liver cancer. Experts discuss diagnosis, treatment and management.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    Global Education Group (Global) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Global for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

    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 activity:

    Name of Faculty or Presenter

    Reported Financial Relationship

    Nezam Afdhal

    Consultant/Independent Contractor: Atea Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences, GSK, Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Shionogi,Inc., Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Trio Healthcare
    Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences, Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals
    Stock Shareholder: Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals

    Mindie H. Nguyen

    Consultant/Independent Contractor: Exact Sciences,Intercept, Novartis
    Grant/Research Support:  Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences,Pfizer, Vir Biotechnology
    All grants go through Stanford.
    Advisory Board: Bayer,Eisai,Exact Sciences Corporation, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Laboratory of Advanced Medicine, Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals

    The planners and managers 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 activity:

    Name of Planner or Manager

    Reported Financial Relationship

    Ashley Marostica, RN, MSN

    Nothing to disclose

    Lindsay Borvansky

    Nothing to disclose

    Andrea Funk

    Nothing to disclose

    Liddy Knight

    Nothing to disclose

    Ashley Cann

    Nothing to disclose

    Raquel daRosa

    Nothing to disclose

    Joanne Jablonski

    Nothing to disclose

  • Target Audience

    Healthcare providers practicing in communities with patients at increased risk for CHB, including gastroenterologists, hepatologists, infectious disease specialists, primary care practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses.

  • Learning Objectives

    1. Describe current clinical practice guidelines for CHB to appropriately screen and test for HBV infection
    2. Discuss current clinical practice guideline criteria for initiation of treatment in patients with CHB
    3. Compare available treatment agents for CHB in terms of efficacy, safety, dosing, and side effect profile in all patients

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    Physician Accreditation Statement
    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 Global Education Group (Global) and Asian Health Foundation. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Physician Credit Designation
    Global Education Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nursing Continuing Education
    Global Education Group is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Nursing Credit Designation
    This educational activity for 0.25 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Contact Information
    For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or cme@globaleducationgroup.com.

    Instructions to Receive Credit
    In order to receive credit, participants must complete the entire activity. Participants must also score at least a 80% on the post-test and submit it, along with the credit application and evaluation form. Participants will be able to download their certificate upon completion.

    Fee Information& Refund/Cancellation Policy
    There is no fee for this educational activity.

    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. Global Education Group (Global) and Asian Health Foundation 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 any organization associated with this activity. 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 in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

  • Provider(s)/Educational Partner(s)

    Jointly provided by Global Education Group and the Asian Health Foundation.  

  • Commercial Support

    This program is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.

  • System Requirements

    Our site requires a computer, tablet or mobile device and a connection to the Internet. For best results, a high-speed Internet connection is recommended (DSL/cable). We also recommend using the latest version of your favorite browser to ensure compliance with W3C standards, such as Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Users accustomed to IE8, IE9 IE10 are advised to update their browsers for the best experience.

  • Publication Dates

    Release Date:

    Expiration Date:

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  • Overview

    Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is a serious viral disease associated with significant and preventable morbidity and mortality. There are an estimated 850,000-2.2 million persons living with CHB. Left untreated, up to 40% of those with CHB develop significant clinical consequences, including cirrhosis, liver failure, or HCC, and approximately 15% to 25% die from liver failure or liver cancer. Experts discuss diagnosis, treatment and management.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    Global Education Group (Global) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Global for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

    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 activity:

    Name of Faculty or Presenter

    Reported Financial Relationship

    Nezam Afdhal

    Consultant/Independent Contractor: Atea Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences, GSK, Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Shionogi,Inc., Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Trio Healthcare
    Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences, Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals
    Stock Shareholder: Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals

    Mindie H. Nguyen

    Consultant/Independent Contractor: Exact Sciences,Intercept, Novartis
    Grant/Research Support:  Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences,Pfizer, Vir Biotechnology
    All grants go through Stanford.
    Advisory Board: Bayer,Eisai,Exact Sciences Corporation, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Laboratory of Advanced Medicine, Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals

    The planners and managers 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 activity:

    Name of Planner or Manager

    Reported Financial Relationship

    Ashley Marostica, RN, MSN

    Nothing to disclose

    Lindsay Borvansky

    Nothing to disclose

    Andrea Funk

    Nothing to disclose

    Liddy Knight

    Nothing to disclose

    Ashley Cann

    Nothing to disclose

    Raquel daRosa

    Nothing to disclose

    Joanne Jablonski

    Nothing to disclose

  • Target Audience

    Healthcare providers practicing in communities with patients at increased risk for CHB, including gastroenterologists, hepatologists, infectious disease specialists, primary care practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses.

  • Learning Objectives

    1. Describe current clinical practice guidelines for CHB to appropriately screen and test for HBV infection
    2. Discuss current clinical practice guideline criteria for initiation of treatment in patients with CHB
    3. Compare available treatment agents for CHB in terms of efficacy, safety, dosing, and side effect profile in all patients

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    Physician Accreditation Statement
    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 Global Education Group (Global) and Asian Health Foundation. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Physician Credit Designation
    Global Education Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nursing Continuing Education
    Global Education Group is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Nursing Credit Designation
    This educational activity for 0.25 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Contact Information
    For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or cme@globaleducationgroup.com.

    Instructions to Receive Credit
    In order to receive credit, participants must complete the entire activity. Participants must also score at least a 80% on the post-test and submit it, along with the credit application and evaluation form. Participants will be able to download their certificate upon completion.

    Fee Information& Refund/Cancellation Policy
    There is no fee for this educational activity.

    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. Global Education Group (Global) and Asian Health Foundation 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 any organization associated with this activity. 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 in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

  • Provider(s)/Educational Partner(s)

    Jointly provided by Global Education Group and the Asian Health Foundation.  

  • Commercial Support

    This program is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.

  • System Requirements

    Our site requires a computer, tablet or mobile device and a connection to the Internet. For best results, a high-speed Internet connection is recommended (DSL/cable). We also recommend using the latest version of your favorite browser to ensure compliance with W3C standards, such as Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Users accustomed to IE8, IE9 IE10 are advised to update their browsers for the best experience.

  • Publication Dates

    Release Date:

    Expiration Date:

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