On-line Webcast Discusses Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Webcast Discusses Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. On this CME webcast, we’re going to bring you up to date on the latest about chronic lymphocytic leukemia, or CLL. Joining us is hematologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University, Dr. Kerry Rogers. And also hematologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine from OSU and the James Cancer Hospital, Dr. Jennifer Woyach.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: CLL is a chronic lymphoid malignancy which does not need treatment at diagnosis if asymptomatic and has a survival of many years; CLL patients are at higher risk for second cancers or infection so it is important so all CLL patients with CLL should get all age appropriate cancer screenings and vaccinations; UNDERSTAND indications for treatment in CLL and the rationale for the watch and wait approach; and UNDERSTAND some serious side effects that can occur with oral targeted therapies in CLL.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Risks for CLL
  • Current approach to treatment of CLL
  • Roles and limitations of automated WBC differentials
  • Initial approach to lymphocytosis
  • Emerging trends in first line treatment of CLL
  • Role of age of the patient in therapeutic decision making
  • Stem cell transplants

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 Webcast Discusses Common Office Procedures

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Webcast Discusses Common Office Procedures. This CME webcast has been designed to standardize the techniques used by physicians at our hospital who seek office procedure credentials and it will also help you to keep up to date with your own procedural skills. Joining our moderator today to discuss office dermatologic procedures are Associate Professor of Family Medicine Dr. Bethany Panchal and Associate Professor of Family Medicine Dr. Kristen Rundell. And then to discuss office joint injections and aspirations is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Larry Nolan.

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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 different skin procedures performed in the office for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons and their indications; DESCRIBE risks, benefits and complications for each procedure; and UNDERSTAND the indications and proper technique for common musculoskeletal injections in the office for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common Dermatologic Office Procedures
  • Incorporating dermatology telemedicine into the primary care practice
  • Common Orthopedic Office Procedures
  • How frequently cryosurgery be repeated
  • Approach to moles
  • Steroid choice and dosage
  • Frequency of repeat injections

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.

CME Webcast Discusses Stroke Update

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses Stroke Update. There have been remarkable advances in our understanding of stroke and how to best treat it, especially with fibrinolytics such as t-PA. Here today to update us on the treatment of stroke is Ohio State University Associate Professor of Neurology, Dr. Vivien Lee and OSU Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Dr. Ciaran Powers.

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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 the evidence behind IVtPA for acute ischemic stroke treatment; and DESCRIBE the evidence behind mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke treatment.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Catheter-based intervention in acute stroke
  • Choosing the right brain imaging test
  • Time goals for treatment of acute stroke
  • Blood pressure management in acute stroke
  • NIH Stroke Score

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.

CME Webcast Discusses Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. It turns out that this is an incredibly common condition that you will encounter regularly in your practice whether you are a pediatrician, family physician, internist, obstetrician, dermatologist, or endocrinologist. Joining me today to update us on polycystic ovary syndrome is endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Lekshmi Nair.

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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 the clinical presentation of PCOS and diagnostic criteria; and REVIEW the symptom based management and comprehensive approach to caring for patients with PCOS.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Diagnosing polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Treating polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Strategies to improve conception
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome and menopause
  • Medications to avoid in polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome and cancer risk

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.

CME Webcast Discusses Complex Pain Management

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses Complex Pain Management. On this CME webcast, we’re going to acquaint you with procedures and strategies used in comprehensive pain management that can relieve pain and suffering without risking promotion of addiction. Joining moderator today are pain management specialists from the Ohio State University. Dr. Whitney Luke is an Assistant Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. And Dr. Melissa Tornero-Bold is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology.

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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 role
of injection and neuromodulation therapy as well as identification of appropriate patients for referral for interventional treatment; and DESCRIBE updated Ohio state regulatory laws for opioid prescribing.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Training process for pain management specialists
  • Common procedures used in pain management
  • Team approach to chronic back pain
  • Acupuncture in the management of complex pain
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Unique challenges of cancer pain
  • Normal duration of post-operative pain
  • Management of chronic post-operative pain
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Physical therapy

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.