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 2021  Module
 
Date        Topic 
11 Jan           Approach to Abnormal Liver Test   
18 Jan     Fibrosis Assessment & Introduction to Cirrhosis   
25 Jan  Cirrhosis: Management of Key Complications 
1 Feb    Hepatitis C:  Pre-treatment & regiment selection 
8 Feb  Hepatitis C: Management, Monitoring and Follow up 
15 Feb  No session
22 Feb  Hepatitis C: Patient Case Discussion 
1 Mar  Hepatitis B: Screening, Natural history and  Vaccination 
8 Mar  Hepatitis B: Treatment options including Special Populations: Pregnancy, Children, Immo-Suppressed patients and Healthcare workers 
15 Mar  Fatty Liver: Diagnosis (when & who to refer), Treatment & Management  
22 Mar   Fatty Liver: Diagnosis Treatment and Management Part 2 
29 Mar  Outpatient Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease 
5 Apr  No Session   
12 Apr  No Session 
19 Apr  Drug Induced Liver disease (statins)       
 
Spring Cycle starts: 26 April, 2021
Date Topic
26 Apr   Approach to Abnormal Liver Test 
3 May              Fibrosis Assessment & Introduction to Cirrhosis 
10 May Cirrhosis: Management of Key Complications
17 May Hepatitis C:  Pre-treatment & regimen selection
24 May No Session  
31 May Hepatitis C: Management and Monitoring and Follow up
7 Jun Hepatitis C: Rapid Case Discussion
14 Jun Hepatitis B: Screening, Natural history and  Vaccination
21 Jun Hepatitis B: Treatment options including Special Populations: Pregnancy, Children, Immune Suppressed patients and Healthcare workers
28 Jun No Session  
5 Jul Fatty Liver: Diagnosis (when & who to refer), Treatment & Management Part 1
12 Jul Fatty liver treatment and Management Part 2
19 Jul Outpatient Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease 
26 Jul Motivational interviewing: Engaging patients to go on and stay on treatment 
Fall Cycle starts: 13 September, 2021

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 60 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