Identification and Management of Liver Disease in General Practice

Why attend?

The aim of this webinar is to promote awareness, knowledge and confidence to enable you to take on a greater role in the identification and management of liver disease.

The incidence of liver disease is increasing in Australia, and primary care is a key setting where the detection and management of liver disease can make a significant difference to a patient’s survival.

Who is the series targeted towards?

  • General Practitioners
  • Primary Care Nurses
  • Gastroenterology
    Registrars and Trainees
  • Gastroenterology Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners

Learning Outcomes

  1. Outline the variety of risk factors that cause chronic liver disease.
  2. Describe the diagnostic criteria of cirrhosis, a type of liver damage, via an accurate understanding of investigations and clinical signs used in the assessment of liver disorders.
  3. List the complications and sequelae associated with cirrhosis and cite the signs, symptoms and investigations used to identify them.
  4. Explain the lifestyle, medication, procedural and surgical management of cirrhosis complications, and the role general practitioners play in the detection and management of liver disease.
  5. Detail the management of a patient with decompensated liver disease in the general practice setting, the role of gastroenterologists and criteria for admission/hospital-based care.

Speakers

Dr Chris Schneider (BSc, MD, FRCPC) Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

Dr Anita Muñoz (MBBS Hons, FRACGP, MPH, GradCertClinTeach) General Practice and Medical Educator

How to register

The meeting is RACGP accredited and all attendees will be invited to complete an evaluation form and receive a Certificate of Attendance.

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Venue: Webinar

Date/Time: Thu 29 Jul 2021, 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm AEST

Event Organiser: Praxhub

Contact: Praxhub

Phone: 0412397323

Email: Click here


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This directory enables you to provide real-time information about your availability to accept referrals, as well as how long people may have to wait for an appointment. You can update this information as your availability changes. This will help GPs and other referrers ensure they only refer clients to practitioners who have the capacity to see them.

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