Liver Disease in Primary Care

Category
Medical and Dental Sciences, Teaching
Date(s)
Thursday 20th (08:30) - Friday 21st November 2014 (17:30)
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Description

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   

Speakers

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

Duration 
Two days

Location
Centre for Professional Development, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT 

Is this course accredited? 
This is a 2 day CPD accredited course

Fees
£125 per day 
£195 for 2 days

How to apply 
For more information please contact Tamara Ball
Email: t.c.ball@bham.ac.uk  
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3281