Is there a safe level of alcohol? Despite what our societal values may tell us, the answer may surprise you. Alcohol is an incredibly toxic substance that affects our bodies at a cellular level. Join Jana Van der Jagt as she explains the basics of alcohol intake on our livers.
Jana Van der Jagt is a Hepatology Nurse Practitioner from the Mid North Coast of NSW where she established and developed the Port Macquarie Liver Clinic. She has worked in the field of Hepatology for 18 years. Her current roles include provision of comprehensive liver disease assessment and management in private practice at Port Macquarie Gastroenterology as well as consultancy services developing and delivering education for heath care workers. Particular interests include advanced liver disease, nurse education and the development of responsive models of care. Jana’s qualifications include, Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Nursing, Graduate Diploma Adult Education and Training and Masters in Nursing (Nurse Practitioner).