Fatty Liver: What You Need to Know

Fatty Liver: What You Need to Know

Fatty Liver: What You Need to Know

Gastroenterology And HepatologyGeneral PracticeFamily Medicine
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Overview

About this course

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the initial stage of the liver disease spectrum that is still reversible, thus it is important to manage it from the outset to prevent progression to its more severe forms. It is asymptomatic, therefore screening for the disease is important. This e-learning module summarizes the risk factors, clinical manifestations, screening, diagnosis, and current non-pharmacologic treatment options, as well as the emerging pharmacologic options for NAFLD.


Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the educational activity, health care providers should be able to:
  • Identify the warning signs of NAFLD and the various screening modalities available
  • Apply nonpharmacological approaches to reverse or prevent NAFLD progression

Topics covered

  • Risk factors for the development of NAFLD
  • Screening and diagnosis of NAFLD
  • Non-pharmacologic management of NAFLD

1 CPD Point Available