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.

Winter Module 2022  
Date Topic
7 Feb Approach to Abnormal Liver Test 
14 Feb Fibrosis Assessment & Introduction to Cirrhosis 
21 Feb No Session   
28 Feb Cirrhosis: Management of Key Complications
7 Mar Hepatitis C:  Pre-treatment & regimen selection
14 Mar No Session 
21 Mar Hepatitis C: Management, Monitoring and Follow up
28 Mar Hepatitis C: Patient Case Discussion
4 Apr Hepatitis B: Screening, Natural history and  Vaccination
11 Apr No Session   
18 Apr No Session   
25 Apr Hepatitis B: Treatment options including Special Populations: Pregnancy, Children, Immo-Suppressed patients and Healthcare workers
2 May Fatty Liver: Disease Burden, Diagnosis & Staging  
9 May Fatty Liver Treatment and Management
16 May Fatty Liver: Obesity and Obesity Management 
23 May No Session  
30 May Recognizing Alcohol-associated liver disease (AALD) and alcohol use disorder (AUD)
6 June Prescribing Pharmacologic Management for ALD and AUD
13 June Managing Patients after Hospital Discharge
20 June Drug Induced Liver Disease (statins)    
27 June Strategies for Managing Social Situations

Next Module Begins: 11 July, 2022

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
Jordon 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
Jordon 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