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.
Fall Module 2021
Date Topic
13 Sept Approach to Abnormal Liver Test 
20 Sept Fibrosis Assessment & Introduction to Cirrhosis 
27 Sept Cirrhosis: Management of Key Complications
4 Oct Hepatitis C:  Screening & Pre-treatment work-up
11 Oct No Session  
18 Oct Hepatitis C: Treatment and monitoring during and after treatment (would include regimen selection)
25 Oct Hepatitis C: Rapid Case Discussion
1 Nov Hepatitis B: Screening, Natural history and  Vaccination
8 Nov Hepatitis B: Treatment options including Special Populations: Pregnancy, Children, Immune Suppressed patients and Healthcare workers
15 Nov No Session  
22 Nov Fatty Liver: Disease Burden, Diagnosis & Staging  
29 Nov Fatty Liver: Treatment and Management  
6 Dec Outpatient Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease 
13 Dec Approach to Liver nodules and cysts 

Next Module: Winter Module starts: January 2022

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