About This Course

Although rare, progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) can lead to fibrosis and end-stage liver failure before adulthood. 

This three-part interactive course has been designed to teach healthcare professionals (pediatricians, general practitioners, nurses) how to first identify and then manage PFIC in their young patients.

This course should take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

This course has a 2-year expiry date of 10th October 2025. If you complete this course after its expiry date, please double check all claims in this course with up-to-date, peer-reviewed information, as the diagnostic or treatment landscape may have changed.

CME/CPD Information

This course has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS-EACCME®) with 1 European CME credit (ECMEC®).

This accreditation certifies the quality and relevance of the educational content.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Learning Objectives

Here are some of the key learning objectives from this course:

  • Define PFIC

  • Describe the different subtypes of PFIC

  • Choose the right tests to diagnose PFIC

  • Briefly explain the management of PFIC

Expert Faculty

Experts: Prof. Cara Mack (Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition) and Prof. Valérie McLin (Swiss Pediatric Liver Center)

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    1. Introduction to Precourse Quiz

    2. Precourse Quiz

    1. Pathophysiology and Epidemiology

    1. Diagnosis and Management

    1. Clinical Scenarios

    1. Introduction to Quiz

    2. Postcourse Quiz

    1. Conclusions & Take-Home Messages

    2. Course Feedback Survey

About this course

  • Free
  • 10 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

This activity was supported by an unrestricted grant from Albireo Pharma, Inc.