Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: How concerned should we be and what to do beyond recommending weight loss?

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: How concerned should we be and what to do beyond recommending weight loss?

Hot & Current Topics Webinar Series

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Family physicians, specialists and all other healthcare providers

Course Format: Online webinar
  • May 28, 2019
Broadcast from UBC CPD

Online from Vancouver

Agenda

Join us for this free accredited and certified webinar on Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: How concerned should we be and what to do beyond recommending weight loss? with Dr. Vladimir Marquez | May 28 | 1900-2000 PDT

Overview

  • 1900 - 2000 PDT
  • On the day of the session, you will receive an email from UBC with connection details. Please check your spam folders. You should add "@ubc.ca" to your safe sender list. If you do not see the connection email, please contact us 20 hours before the webinar.
  • Please close all other programs during the webinar, and turn on your computer speakers with the volume up.

Format

  • Moderator and presenter visible via webcam
  • Presentation slides visible on the webinar
  • Audio live through your computer speakers
  • Your questions sent via the Q&A chat box

If you would like to connect your local video conferencing room to this presentation, please contact Senior Program Assistant, Hadas Haft (hadas.h@ubc.ca).

Key Speakers

Dr. Vladimir Marquez

Skills Gained

  1. Describe the risk of cirrhosis posed by fatty liver disease
  2. Review the effect of weight loss, physical activity, vitamin E, and other treatment modalities 
  3. Describe what a Fibroscan is, how to request it, interpret it and know who should get it
  4. Know when to refer to an hepatologist

Cost

Free!

Cancellations and Refunds

Contact

If you have nay questions, please contact Senior Program Assistant, Hadas Haft (hadas.h@ubc.ca)

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