Acute Liver Failure: Etiology, manifestations, and clinical management

Learn to identify and differentiate liver failure, identify common causes, and initiate treatment. Expert NP and national speaker, Dr. Chu Rodgers will discuss how to order lab and diagnostic studies and manage this disease. You will learn about:
  • Liver anatomy and function
  • Etiology, prognosis, and epidemiology of acute liver failure
  • Lab and diagnostic studies for liver failure
  • Common causes of liver failure
  • Alcoholic cirrhosis and treatment
  • Non-alcoholic acute failure
  • The criteria for liver transplant, including gerontological considerations