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:

  • Describe the impact of liver disease on the Canadian population health
  • Identify and initiate treatment of liver infection, including diagnosis, assessment, management and follow-up of persons affected with liver infection
  • Apply liver treatment and management tools to clinical care in participants’ own practice setting

2024 Winter/Spring Program Curriculum
Date Topic
8 Jan Approach to Abnormal Liver Test 
15 Jan Fibrosis Assessment & Introduction to Cirrhosis  
22 Jan Cirrhosis: Management of Key Complications
29 Jan Hepatitis C:  Pre-treatment & regimen selection
5 Feb Hepatitis C: Management, Monitoring and Follow up
12 Feb Hepatitis C: Patient Case Discussion
19 Feb No Session - Family Day
26 Feb Hepatitis B: Screening, Natural history and Vaccination
4 Mar Hepatitis B: Treatment options including Special Populations: Pregnancy, Children, Immuno-Suppressed patients and Healthcare workers
11 Mar No Session - Spring Break
18 Mar Fatty Liver I: Disease Burden, Diagnosis & Staging  
25 Mar Fatty Liver II: Treatment and Management
1 Apr No Session - Easter
8 Apr Obesity and Obesity Management
15 Apr Alcohol Hepatitis and Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease (AALD)
22 Apr Management of Alcohol Use Disorders In Primary Care (AUD) and Alcohol Withdrawal in Primary Care
29 Apr Managing Patients after Hospital Discharge
6 May Drug Induced Liver Disease
13 May Primer for less common liver diseases Part 1: Autoimmune 
20 May No Session - Victoria Day
27 May Primer for less common liver diseases Part 2: Genetic (Hemochromatosis and Wilson’s Disease)
3 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 57.75 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