Liver Edges and Gut Reactions: A GP Update on NAFLD & IBS

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The Glen Hotel

24 Gaskell Street

Eight Mile Plains, QLD 4113

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This meeting will provide Metro South GPs with updates on two highly prevalent and important gastroenterology and hepatology conditions—non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and functional gut disorders. Both conditions can present significant challenges for GPs and specialist clinics. Speakers will present the latest knowledge on causes, diagnosis, assessment and management.

Speakers:

Dr Graeme Macdonald, Consultant Hepatologist, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Dr Che-yung Chao, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Professor Gerald Holtmann, Director Gastroenterology and Hepatology, PAH

Topics:

  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: The New Epidemic?
  • Functional Gut Disorders: New Developments
  • The Gastroenterology and Hepatology Integrated Care clinic: A New Model of Care?

Learning Outcomes

  • Appreciate the prevalence and impact of NAFLD and IBS
  • Use surrogate markers of fibrosis to assess risk in NAFLD
  • Positively diagnose IBS with the rational use of investigations
  • Develop comprehensive management plans for NAFLD and IBS

Times:

6.30pm - registrations

7.00pm - presentation commences

This education forms an Accredited Activity under the RACGP QI&CPD Program. Attendance attracts 4 Category 2 points (Activity: 122205) 2017-2019 triennium.



For more information about this event please phone our Events Coordinator, Raquel McCready on 07 3864 7522 or email rmccready@bsphn.org.au

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The Glen Hotel

24 Gaskell Street

Eight Mile Plains, QLD 4113

Australia

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