Acute Hepatitis

November 18th, 2016 - November 18th, 2019
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Acute Hepatitis.  The goal of our presentation is to improve understanding of acute hepatitis and acute liver failure with an emphasis on when to arrange for a hospital transfer.  
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Dates and Times

End Date: 11/18/2019


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: IDENTIFY the most common causes of acute hepatitis and characteristics of each type; and IDENTIFY the difference between abnormal liver function tests/acute hepatitis and Acute Liver Failure.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of acute hepatitis
  • New developments in the management of acute liver failure
  • Initial lab testing in patients with acute hepatitis
  • The role of radiographic imaging in evaluation of acute hepatitis
  • Use of the ammonia level in acute liver failure When and how to assess intracranial hypertension

Webcasts Files

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Acute Hepatitis - 2


Acute Hepatitis - 4


Disclosure Information for Planning Committee Members and Speakers



  • Dr. James Hanje, MD
    • Acute Hepatitis
  • Dr. Sean Kelly, MD
    • Acute Hepatitis


The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.