Acute On Chronic Liver Failure

Overview

4.4 out of 5 (34 Reviews)

Credits

1.00

Post Assessment Questions

6

Expiration Date

31 Dec 2025

Last Reviewed

1 Jan 2023

Estimated Time To Finish

60 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Acute on chronic liver failure is a clinical syndrome of sudden hepatic decompensation observed in patients with pre-existing chronic liver disease. Acute on chronic liver failure is a serious condition with very high morbidity and mortality. This activity reviews the evaluation and management of acute on chronic liver failure and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in caring for patients with this condition.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of individuals in nursing.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify the etiologies of acute on chronic liver failure.
  • Describe the presentation and evaluation of a patient presenting with acute on chronic liver failure.
  • Identify treatment considerations for patients with acute on chronic liver failure.
  • Explain the critical role of a well-coordinated interprofessional team in caring for patients with acute on chronic liver failure, and identify the clinical teams that should be involved.

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been jointly planned and implemented by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® and StatPearls, LLC. Continuing Education, Inc, is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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