Details

Date and Time

Monday

12:00 - 1:30pm

Location

Videoconferencing

Liver

There are over 100 liver diseases.
Over 7 million Canadians have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and over half a million Canadians suffer from chronic viral hepatitis.

Learn how to diagnose and manage your Liver patients through interactive online medical education.
 

Details

Date and Time

Monday

12:00 - 1:30pm

Location

Videoconferencing


Program learning objectives:

  • Understand the diagnosis, assessment, management and follow-up of persons infected with Liver infection
  • Describe the impact of Liver diseases on Canadian Population Health.
  • Apply Liver treatment management tools to clinical care in participants’ own practice setting.
  • Gain an enthusiasm for participation in Liver care.


2022 Program Curriculum
Date Topic
18 July Approach to Abnormal Liver Test  
25 July Fibrosis Assessment & Introduction to Cirrhosis  
6 Aug - 11 Sept No Session
12 Sept Cirrhosis: Management of Key Complications
19 Sept Hepatitis C: Pre-treatment & Regimen Selection
26 Sept Hepatitis C: Management, Monitoring and Follow up
3 Oct Hepatitis C: Patient Case Discussion
10 Oct No Session
17 Oct Hepatitis B: Screening, Natural history and  Vaccination
24 Oct Hepatitis B: Treatment options including Special Populations: Pregnancy, Children, Immo-Suppressed Patients and Healthcare Workers
31 Oct Fatty Liver: Disease Burden, Diagnosis & Staging 
7 Nov No Session
14 Nov Fatty Liver Treatment and Management
21 Nov Obesity and Obesity Management
28 Nov Alcohol Hepatitis and Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease (AALD)
5 Dec  Management of Alcohol Use Disorders In Primary Care (AUD)
12 Dec Approach to Liver Nodules and Cysts
19 Dec Strategies for Managing Social Situations 
20 Dec - Jan 8  No Session
09 Jan Primer for less common liver diseases: Autoimmune, Hemochromatosis, and Wilson’s Disease


This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 52 Mainpro+ credits.
CPD certificates will be emailed to participants at the end of each cycle
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Case Presentation 

  • Do you have a challenging liver patient case? 
  • ECHO offers access to interprofessional, specialist and community input to gain practical tips to best care for your patient, without the wait time.  
  • All patient cases are anonymous. Please do not share any patient identifying information. 


ECHO Patient Case Form

 

Interprofessional “Hub” Team

Hemant Shah
Medical Co-Lead of ECHO Liver
Jordan Feld
Medical Co-Lead of ECHO Liver
Craig Kuhn
Family Physician & Addiction Specialist
Elizabeth Lee
Nurse Practitioner
Magdalena Kuczynski
Registered Nurse
Morven Cunningham
Hepatologist
Ruifen Su
Pharmacist
Hemant Shah
Medical Co-Lead of ECHO Liver
Jordan Feld
Medical Co-Lead of ECHO Liver
Craig Kuhn
Family Physician & Addiction Specialist
Elizabeth Lee
Nurse Practitioner
Magdalena Kuczynski
Registered Nurse
Morven Cunningham
Hepatologist
Ruifen Su
Pharmacist