Classic Lectures in Pathology: What You Need to Know: Liver Pathology - A Video CME Teaching Activity

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Classic Lectures in Pathology: What You Need to Know: Liver Pathology - A Video CME Teaching Activity

About This CME Teaching Activity
This CME Activity offers a practical review of liver pathology combining basic to advanced techniques, pearls and pitfalls to pathologic diagnosis and case reviews.

Target Audience
This CME activity is intended and designed to educate pathologists.

Educational Objectives
At the completion of this CME teaching activity, you should be able to:
  • Explain the criteria for the primary histologic features utilized to grade steatohepatitis.
  • Recognize the key histologic features useful in the diagnosis of focal nodular hyperplasia, hepatocellular adenoma and well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma.
  • Discuss the clinical, laboratory, genetic and histologic features necessary to properly evaluate metabolic liver diseases, including Wilson’s disease, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and hemochromatosis.
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of granulomas in the liver.
  • Develop an understanding of the characteristic histologic features that allow clear separation of the acute and chronic hepatitis patterns.
  • Develop an understanding of the normal histology of the intrahepatic biliary system and how it is affected by a variety of cholestatic liver diseases.
  • Develop an understanding of the utility of clinical history and laboratory findings in averting misinterpretation of histologic findings in medical liver biopsies.
Session 1

Primary Liver Tumors
John Hart, M.D.

Metabolic Liver Diseases
John Hart, M.D.

Session 2

Steatosis and Steatophepatitis
John Hart, M.D.

Granulomas in the Liver With an Emphasis on Infectious Etiologies
Laura W. Lamps, M.D.

Session 3

Introduction to the Hepatic Pathology Road Map
Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.

Histology of Autoimmune Liver Disease - Case Based
Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.

Session 4

Non-Hepatrophic Viral Infections of the Liver - Case Based
Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.

An Approach to Hepatic Fibrosis - Case Based
Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.

Drug Induced Liver Injury - Case Based
Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.

Session 5

Acute and Chronic Hepatitis: Still Important in 2016
John Hart, M.D.

Cholestatic Liver Diseases: The Jaundiced View
John Hart, M.D.