Identifying and managing rarer liver diseases: What GPs should be aware of

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This education is accredited: RACGP 1 CPD, ACRRM 1 CME PD.

NOTE: This education module can be completed as a 1-hour activity, accessed from this page.

Alternatively, you can complete this topic as part of a larger advanced course, called "The rising health threat of liver disease: What GPs can do to prevent premature mortality". Click here to access the advanced course.

The advanced course is worth 7 CPD hours (5 Educational Activity, 2 Reviewing Performance).


GPs play an important role in the early identification, evaluation and monitoring of patients with rarer liver diseases. This module will provide an overview of the rarer liver diseases and highlight the red flags that indicate urgent specialist review or hospitalisation.

On completion of this education activity participants will be able to:
  • Understand the characteristics of rarer liver diseases
  • Identify patients with suspected liver disease early in the disease process
  • Ensure timely referral of patients with suspected rarer liver diseases
  • Manage patients with rarer liver diseases as part of the multidisciplinary team

This activity is part of the education that won the Excellence in Education category at the 2023 Australian life sciences industry PRIME awards for ThinkGP and the Liver Foundation.

This independent medical activity is sponsored by the Liver Foundation, supported by an unrestricted education grant from Novo Nordisk.

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Identifying and managing rarer liver diseases - Education
Identifying and managing rarer liver diseases - Evaluation