Liver Disease in Primary Care

When Oct 18, 2017 09:00 AM to Oct 19, 2017 05:00 PM
Where University of Birmingham
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This two day course aims to provide theoretical and practical knowledge of liver diseases and how to manage them in primary care. The course is aimed at GPs, practice nurses and other health care professionals.

 

Learning Objectives

 

  • An understanding of how to interpret liver function tests, when to investigate and when to consider referral
  • How to identify the patients with chronic liver disease
  • The community management of alcohol use disorders
  • Developments in non alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Screening and community management of viral hepatitis
  • Gall bladder disease - who to suspect and when to refer
  • Vaccination and drugs in patients with liver disease
  • An update on liver transplantation
  • Public Health view on the impact of obesity in primary care
  • End of life care for the patient with liver disease  

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