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..

2023 Winter/Spring Program Curriculum
Date Topic
16 Jan Approach to Abnormal Liver Test 
23 Jan Fibrosis Assessment & Introduction to Cirrhosis  
30 Jan Cirrhosis: Management of Key Complications
6 Feb Hepatitis C:  Pre-treatment & regimen selection
13 Feb Hepatitis C: Management, Monitoring and Follow up
20 Feb No session – Family Day
27 Feb Hepatitis C: Patient Case Discussion
6 March Hepatitis B: Screening, Natural history and Vaccination
13 March No session - Spring Break
20 March Hepatitis B: Treatment options including Special Populations: Pregnancy, Children, Immuno-Suppressed patients and Healthcare workers
27 March Fatty Liver I: Disease Burden, Diagnosis & Staging  
3 April Fatty Liver II: Treatment and Management
10 April No Session - Easter
17 April Management of Alcohol Use Disorders In Primary Care (AUD)
24 April No Session
1 May Obesity and Obesity Management
8 May Alcohol Hepatitis and Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease (AALD)
15 May Drug Induced Liver Disease (statins)   
22 May No session – Victoria Day
29 May Managing Patients after Hospital Discharge
5 June Strategies for Managing Social Situations

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 53 Mainpro+ credits.
CPD certificates will be emailed to participants at the end of each cycle

 

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
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