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Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Function Tests


Total Credits: 1.0 including 1.0 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   4.6
State Associations:
AOMA - Arizona
Faculty:
David Tessler, D.O., FACG, FACOI
Duration:
1:06
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Function Tests

 

Not all patients with one or more abnormalities in liver function tests actually have liver disease. When should you and your patient be concerned?

Educational Objectives:

  • Evaluate the different laboratory and radiographic markers for liver disease

  • Distinguish the differential diagnosis and subsequent workup for liver disease

  • Summarize the major liver diseases and treatments

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (AOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

 

GRIEVANCE POLICY: The AOMA strives to provide continuing medical education programs to fulfill the needs of the attendees and to meet the AOA Uniform Guidelines and AOA Accreditation Requirements. Comments, questions, or complaints should be forwarded to AOMA Executive Director Josephine Zammuto, by calling the AOMA Office at 602-266-6699 or by mail to AOMA, 5150 N. 16th Street, Suite A-122, Phoenix, AZ 85016, or by email to info@az-osteo.org.

 

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Faculty

David Tessler, D.O., FACG, FACOI's Profile

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Central Arizona Medical Associates


David Tessler, DO, FACG, FACOI is a Gastroenterologist at Central Arizona Medical Associates in Mesa, AZ. After finishing his undergraduate studies at University of Michigan, and medical school at Midwestern University-Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Tessler completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Botsford General Hospital and fellowship in Gastroenterology at Henry Ford Hospital, both in Michigan. He is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology (FACG) and a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Medicine (FACOI). Dr. Tessler is the Co-Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, serves on the Patient Care Committee for the American College of Gastroenterology and currently serves as the Medical Director of Central Arizona Endoscopy.  He has lived in Arizona since 2005, with his wife, Mary, and 2 children, Evan and Sarah.

 

Dr. Tessler discloses that he is a speaker for AbbVie.


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