Hepatology & COVID-19

Course Faculty: Amanda J. Chaney, APRN, D.N.P.

Abnormal liver function testing (LFTs) occurs often in the primary care setting. The purpose of this course is to establish an overview of the liver, what testing is done when determining liver injury and liver function, and how to appropriate triage and management the patient with these abnormalities. COVID related liver injury will be discussed. This course will also provide the learner with a brief overview of fatty liver disease and it’s complications. Topics include diagnosis, treatment options, as well as additional challenges facing a patient with fatty liver disease and COVID-19. 

Registration Fee: $15.00

Target Audience

Healthcare workers of all specialties who are being impacted by COVID-19, including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists and anyone interested in liver transplant and diseases.

Learning Objectives

Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be in this course.

  • Differentiate between NAFLD and NASH
  • State two reasons to perform a liver biopsy for the patient with fatty liver disease
  • Discuss three non-pharmacological treatments
  • Review current investigational treatments
  • Identify considerations for COVID + Fatty Liver
  • Assess reasons for abnormal LFTs
  • Detect why abnormal LFTs occur
  • Recognize COVID-19 medications and LFTs

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.75 ANCC
  • 0.75 Attendance
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Approach to Abnormal LFTs


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Amanda J. Chaney, APRN, D.N.P.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Mayo Clinic

Jacksonville, FL

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 0.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

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Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.75 ANCC
  • 0.75 Attendance


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