Liver Disease in Primary Care

Centre for Professional Development – B1 on the Edgbaston Campus map
Medical and Dental Sciences
Wednesday 18th (09:00) - Thursday 19th October 2017 (17:15)
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Centre for Professional Development office
Tel: 0121 414 3281

Course Summary

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   


Professor Phil Newsome, Professor of Hepatology, University of Birmingham 

Who is the course for?

The course is aimed at GPs, practice nurses and other health care professionals working in primary care.

Course details

Two days

Centre for Professional Development, Medical School, University of Birmingham, B15 2TT 

18-19 October 2017

£150 per day or £250 for two days

How to apply 

Register online via the university online shop
For more information about this course please contact the Centre for Professional Development office
Tel: 0121 414 3281