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Liver Disease in Primary Care 2017

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Liver Disease in Primary Care
Dates of Event
18th October 2017 – 19th October 2017
Last Booking Date for this Event
6th October 2017
Description

This two day course aims to provide theoretical and practical knowledge of liver diseases and how to manage them in primary care.

Learning Objectives

  • An understanding of how to interpret liver function tests, when to investigate and when to consider referral 
  • How to identify the patients with chronic liver disease 
  • The community management of alcohol use disorders 
  • Developments in non alcoholic fatty liver disease 
  • Screening and community management of viral hepatitis 
  • Gall bladder disease - who to suspect and when to refer 
  • Vaccination and drugs in patients with liver disease 
  • An update on liver transplantation
  • Public Health view on the impact of obesity in primary care
  • End of life care for the patient with liver disease

www.birmingham.ac.uk/liverdisease