Liver disease in primary care

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

Learning objectives include:

  • 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 
  • the National Liver Plan from the liver czar

Fees and funding

Course fee for 2 days is £195 & £125 for 1 day.
Please make cheques payable to ‘University of Birmingham’. Invoices may be raised. Detailed information will be sent to you with an acknowledgement of booking.

Cancellations - Fees will be refunded on a sliding scale as follows: within 2 weeks prior to course date 25% refunded; 2-4 weeks prior to course date 50% refunded, 4-6 weeks prior to course date 75%; 6 weeks plus 100% refund. It may be possible to transfer your reserved place to another available date when 6 weeks or more notice is provided, transfers with less than 6 weeks before date of course are subject to administration fees.

How to apply

To register for this course, or for further information, please contact:

Tamara Ball
Primary Care Clinical Sciences (School of Health and Population Sciences)
Primary Care Clinical Sciences Building
University of Birmingham, B15 2TT
Tel: 0121 414 3281