Liver Cancer (HCC) Preceptorship Program
University of Florida Hepatology HCC Management Preceptor Program

Objectives

Understand the importance of screening/surveillance of at risk patients with cirrhosis and the most effective surveillance strategies, that evaluation of HCC require a multidisciplinary team, and how to management both the HCC and cirrhosis aspect of these patients.

Target Audience

Registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians and who are involved in the care of patients with liver disease or HCC.

 Agenda

Attend Hepatobiliary Tumor Conference, focusing on evaluation, diagnosis, treatments, and management of patients with advanced liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma, observe patient care in UF liver cancer clinic, liver transplantation rounds, pre and post-liver transplantation clinic and viral hepatitis treatment clinic.  Observe chemoembolization, radiofrequency ablation, Sirtex, and cryoablation procedures, if possible.

Continuing Education

Upon completion of the program, each participant will be eligible to receive 6 CME/CEU credits for attending.  Credit provided by Educational Systems Review, Inc.

Faculty

Roniel Cabrera

Roniel Cabrera M.D., M.S.

Medical Director Of Liver Transplant, Section Chief Of Hepatology & Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 273-9400
Patrick M Horne

Patrick M Horne MSN, ARNP

Clinical Programs Coordinator 4
Phone: (352) 273-9464

Liver Cancer (HCC) Preceptorship Program

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Contact Information

Patrick Horne, MSN, ARNP
1600 SW Archer Road Rm M440
Gainesville, FL 32610
TEL:  (352) 273-9491
FAX:  (35) -846-2907
patrick.horne@medicine.ufl.edu