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Intermediate Level

This course is aimed primarily at healthcare professionals. Patients with NAFLD and their relatives may also find parts of the course valuable.

Approx. 18 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • 1) Physiology of the liver and pathophysiological aspects of NAFLD

    2) Diagnostics aspects of NAFLD

    3) Treatment of NAFLD

    4) Complications of NAFLD

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Intermediate Level

This course is aimed primarily at healthcare professionals. Patients with NAFLD and their relatives may also find parts of the course valuable.

Approx. 18 hours to complete
English

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University of Copenhagen

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

The Liver - Physiology and Disease

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 40 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Anatomy and Function of the Liver8m
The Liver and Bile Acids9m
The Liver Controls Body Metabolism12m
Introduction to NAFLD5m
2 readings
Physiology of the liver45m
Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of NAFLD1h
1 practice exercise
Week 122m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Causes

5 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 39 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Nutrients and Insulin Resistance18m
Genetics11m
5 readings
Fibrosis stage and mortality in NAFLD1h
Are Lifestyle Therapies Effective for NAFLD Treatment?45m
Rapid Metabolic Benefits of a Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet1h
Role of Carbohydrate and Energy Availability45m
Genetic Aspects of NAFLD40m
1 practice exercise
Week 218m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Pathophysiological aspects

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
The Multiple-Hit Hypothesis9m
Impact on Liver Function9m
2 readings
The role of macrophages in NAFLD and NASH (abstract only)10m
NAFLD causes dissociated changes in metabolic liver functions10m
1 practice exercise
Week 312m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Diagnostics

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 44 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Blood Tests and Imaging 11m
Histology11m
Mass-Spectrometry Based Diagnostics and Other Omics Technologies 8m
Mass-Spectrometry Based Proteomics9m
3 readings
Interpreting diagnostic accuracy studies for patient care30m
Noninvasive assessment of liver disease in patients with NAFLD1h
Design and validation of a histological scoring system for NAFLD1h
1 practice exercise
Week 428m

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