Liver disease overview: What GPs need to know

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This education is accredited: RACGP 2 CPD, ACRRM 2 CME PD.

NOTE: This education module can be completed as a 2-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).


Liver disease now affects up to 3 of every 10 Australian adults.This module provides an overview of liver disease and looks at what GPs need to know about assessing and managing this condition in primary care.

On completion of this education activity participants will be able to:
  • Assess the prevalence and aetiology of liver disease in the Australian context
  • Identify the common types of liver disease and their potential consequences
  • Evaluate liver disease through the identification of abnormal liver biochemistry
  • Apply guideline recommendations to identify patients for urgent referral

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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Liver disease overview - Education
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