Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease – Silent Epidemic

Target Audience

This continuing education (CE) session was planned to meet the needs of hospital pharmacists.

Please note that this course is available only to 1199SEIU members who work in facilities managed by the City of New York (NYC Health + Hospitals).


Activity Overview

This presentation will give an introduction regarding the management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).


Learning Objectives

  • Describe epidemiology of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
  • Define NAFLD, nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Understand the pathophysiology of NAFLD
  • Recognize the natural history of NAFLD
  • List comorbidities that are associated with NAFLD
  • Describe how patients with NAFLD are diagnosed
  • Review different non-pharmacological therapy to treat NAFLD
  • List pros and cons of each pharmacological therapy



This program has been accredited for pharmacists and laboratory technologists, and an accreditation application has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

UAN: 0134-0000-21-113-L01-P

The NYSCHP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. This program is approved for 0.2 CEUs (total contact hours=2). Statements of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit are available to participants upon the conclusion of the program with a survey link. Participant must verify attendance at the meeting by entering the program CE code.

Attendees have 45 days from the date of the program to retrieve their credits. Payments to NYSCHP or WNYSHP are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, they may be deductible under other provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (i.e., ordinary, necessary business expenses; miscellaneous itemized deduction).

There are no fees associated with these activities.


  • Operating System: Mac OSX 10.9 or later OR Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 (Note: For devices running Windows they must run Windows Home, Pro, or Enterprise. S Mode is not supported)
  • Processor: Dual Core 2Ghz or Higher fi3/i5Ji7 or AMD equivalent)
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Internet connection: Broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and Microphone: built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • Webcam or HD webcam: built-in or USB plug-in

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