Liver Disease: Improving the Patient Journey

This education evening aims to raise awareness of the global health burden of liver disease and provide clinicians with the opportunity to gain a greater understanding and knowledge of:

  • overview of chronic liver disease

  • acute on chronic episodes of care for liver disease patients

  • psychosocial aspects for patients with liver disease inclusive of palliative care, care associations and support agencies

  • support and addiction services available in hospital and community

  • prevention strategies in patients

  • improve the patient journey through developing a holistic, seamless model of care based on best practice evidence around hepatology patient care.

Who should attend?
This course is relevant to any health professional interested in expanding and updating their knowledge of Liver Disease, including:
  • Allied Health
  • Medical Officers
  • Junior Drs / Registrars
  • Clinical supervisors
  • Practice Nurses
  • ENs
  • RNs
Accreditation
Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance and may be able to self-allocate four continuing professional development hours as per the requirements of their professional body.
Workshop topics
Participants will strengthen their knowledge and confidence in:
  • understanding chronic liver disease
  • acute on chronic episodes of care for these patients
  • caring for patients with chronic liver disease who experience an acute episode
  • understanding the psychological aspects for caring for patients with liver disease including palliative care
  • identifying support and addiction services available to patients in hospital and community
  • discussing prevention strategies with patients with liver disease
Duration and cost

Duration
4pm - 8pm

Cost
$130 (incl. GST)

Cancellation and refund policy
Location

Mater South Brisbane Campus
Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane

For more information and a campus map visit the contact page.

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Date Location Cost Actions
08 May 2019 South Brisbane $130.00 Apply Now
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