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 I: Disease Burden, Diagnosis & Staging  
9 May Fatty Liver II: Treatment and Management
16 May Management of Alcohol Use Disorders in Primary Care 
23 May No Session  - Victoria Day
30 May Recognizing Alcohol-associated liver disease (AALD) and alcohol use disorder (AUD)
6 June Fatty Liver III: Therapy for Fatty Liver Disease (Current & Future)
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