On-line Enduring Material Discusses Update On Cancer Survivorship Principles In Primary Care

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Enduring Material Discusses Update On Cancer Survivorship Principles In Primary Care. On this CME webcast, we’re going to learn about the special needs of cancer survivors. We’re delighted to welcome medical oncologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University and James Cancer Hospital, Dr. Maryam Lustberg. And also general internist, pediatrician, and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from OSU, Dr. Heather Saha.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS the needs of cancer survivors throughout the cancer continuum; DISCUSS way to improve PCP and oncologist collaboration and communication.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The role of the primary care physician in cancer survivorship
  • Managing fatigue in the cancer survivor
  • Special considerations for survivors of pediatric cancers
  • Healthy diets for cancer survivors
  • Chemotherapy and peripheral neuropathy
  • Radiation effects on long-term health
  • Economic and financial implications of being a cancer survivor
  • Cancer survivors and sexual health
  • Cancers that can have late relapse

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Learn About Colorectal Cancer Treatment on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Colorectal Cancer Treatment on CME Webcast. We’ve heard a lot about colon cancer over the past few years on MedNet but mainly on screening for it. On this CME webcast, you’re going to hear about the treatment for colon cancer. We’re pleased to welcome colorectal surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery here at The Ohio State University, Dr. Syed Husain.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: LEARN basic concepts of colon and rectal cancer treatment; and IDENTIFY the differences in treatment approach between colon and rectal cancers.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Incidence of colorectal cancer
  • Risk factors for colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal cancer without precursor polyps
  • Different types of polyps
  • Prophylactic colectomy
  • The barium enema in 2018
  • Patterns of metastasis
  • Who gets a colostomy
  • What patients should expect after a partial colectomy

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

On-line Enduring Material Provides Guidance on Cancer Prevention

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Enduring Material Provides Guidance on Cancer Prevention. Most cancers can be prevented by changing behaviors at an early age, by appropriate vaccinations, and by detection of pre-cancerous conditions. On this CME webcast, we are going to show you how to prevent cancer in your own patients. Joining our moderator in the studio are cancer prevention experts from the Ohio State University. Dr. Electra Paskett is a Professor and the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. And Dr. Darrell Gray is a gastroenterologist and an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND evidence-based cancer prevention recommendations; and DEVELOP ways to integrate evidence-based cancer prevention and early detection recommendations in clinical practice.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Brief overview of causes of cancer
  • Screening for pre-cancerous conditions
  • Lung cancer screening programs
  • Improving colon cancer screening rates
  • Addressing racial disparities in childhood obesity
  • Experiences with cancer screening in Appalachia

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

On-line CME Webcast Discusses Skin Cancer

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME Webcast Discusses Skin Cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. The good news is that we can usually prevent it. The bad news is that we usually don’t. On this CME webcast, we’re going to take a look at non-melanoma skin cancers with the two most common being basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Joining our moderator in the studio is Mohs surgeon and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Dermatology, Dr. David Carr.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DESCRIBE the incidence, risk factors, clinical presentation, and treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC); and DESCRIBE the incidence, risk factors, clinical presentation, and treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC).

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The Ugly potential of non-melanoma skin cancers
  • Common anatomic locations
  • Sunscreen
  • Who to regularly screen for skin cancers and how to screen them
  • When to biopsy a suspected skin cancer
  • Treatment options for actinic keratosis
  • Mohs surgery

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Explore Webcast on Common Oral Diseases

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Explore Webcast Common Oral Diseases.  Oral pathology is just not something that many are taught a lot about in medical school and residency.  Nevertheless, your patients will often ask you about a new lesion in their mouth or you’ll see something on oral examination and just aren’t sure what exactly it is you’re looking at.  On this CME Webcast, we’re going to change all of that and give you a crash course in common oral diseases so that you’ll know what you are seeing when there is something just not right on the tongue, the lip, or the cheek.  In the studio with our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, is Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Radiology from the Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Dr. Kristin McNamara. Also, from the OSU College of Dentistry, we have Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Dr. John Kalmar.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: REVIEW a selection of common oral mucosal disorders, with emphasis on characteristic clinical findings, differential diagnosis, and management strategies; RECOGNIZE clinical features that distinguish traumatic ulcers from neoplastic ulcers
You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Routine oral examination for physicians
  • Aphthous ulcers myths and realities
  • Symptomatic management of aphthous ulcers
  • Follow up of patients with leukoplakia and erythroplakia
  • Approach to the recurrent traumatic oral ulcer
  • Management of oral burns
  • Oral hygiene 101
  • Fluoride and drinking water
  • Risk factors for squamous cell oral cancers
  • Non-squamous cell oral cancers

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.