This lecture provides education about liver function testing and the recommended response to abnormal results on these tests. The speaker provides an overview of liver functioning, discusses reasons why liver function tests (LFTs) may be abnormal, explains how to determine reasons for abnormal LFTs, and outlines when referral is warranted.
Choose video or audio delivery. Video: Video format requires Google Chrome; each video purchase can be viewed two times within 6 months of purchase. Rewind and fast forward not available. Audio: Each audio purchase is accessible for 2 years from the date of purchase.
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Name the components of a liver profile
- Identify two causes of an elevated liver profile
- State two reasons for expert consultation about abnormal LFTs
This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) (which includes 0 hour(s) of pharmacology)
TIME TO COMPLETE
49 minutes plus posttest
Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 100820. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) (which includes 0 hour(s) of pharmacology). Program ID #2020-04-01, 2020-04-06.
This course is taught by Amanda Chaney, DNP, APRN, FAANP, assistant professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and associate of transplant medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL.
APEA App Access
This course is accessible through the APEA app. Purchases must be made through apea.com and will automatically be synced to your app. Content downloaded to your device from the app can be accessed at any time, even without an internet connection.