Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - a Practical Guide for Nurses

28m of CPD
Jana Van der Jagt
17 September 2017

While some degree of fat in the liver is normal, it only takes a small increase in the percentage of fat for disease to occur. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is becoming increasingly common. It is considered to be the most prevalent cause of liver disease in Australia. Many people with this disease have an increased risk of cirrhosis and liver-related death.

Educator(s)

Jana Van der Jagt

Educator

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 the 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 healthcare 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 a master of nursing (nurse practitioner).

Comments

Candace Pederson04 Sep 2018
Very informative and well versed

Susana Ave04 Jun 2018
Improves my knowledge and able to share to colleagues and to all patients who are suffering from NAFLD and NASH for better health and speed recovery ery.

Devika Nandanimala17 May 2018
Interesting

Karen Gruber03 May 2018
Interesting and frightening information at the same time.

Christine E Fletcher05 Apr 2018
Interesting and clearly presented

Karen Saunders04 Apr 2018
An engaging presenter who provided a great resource for what seems to be the next health epidemic.

Karen Saunders04 Apr 2018
An engaging presenter who provided a great resource for what seems to be the next health epidemic.

Lei Zhang28 Mar 2018
good presentation

Juliet Melano03 Mar 2018
Very interesting.

Nicole MacDonald10 Jan 2018
This was an informative eye opening lecture. The lecturer was engaging and informative. All Australian middle aged people should watch this presentation

Kylie Hanley22 Nov 2017
Good introduction to liver disease

Riza Magnaye18 Oct 2017
Informative

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