On-line CME Education Covers Pancreatitis

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME Education Covers Pancreatitis. On this CME Webcast, we’re going to bring you up to date on the causes and management of pancreatitis. Joining our moderator, Jim Allen, is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and the medical director of the section of pancreatic disorders at Ohio State, gastroenterologist, Dr. Philip Hart.

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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 diagnosis and management of acute pancreatitis; and DESCRIBE the diagnosis and management of chronic pancreatitis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of pancreatitis
  • Key to initial management of acute pancreatitis
  • Whether amylase/lipase levels should be followed serially
  • Strategies for enteral nutrition in acute pancreatitis
  • Identifying autoimmune pancreatitis
  • Whether patients with chronic pancreatitis should be screened for pancreatic cancer

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 Educates on Atrial Fibrillation

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Educates on Atrial Fibrillation. During this on-line webcast, we’re going to answer many of your questions and bring you up to date on the latest in the management of atrial fibrillation. Joining our moderator is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and electrophysiologist from the OSU Division of Cardiology, Dr. Mahmoud Houmsse.

 

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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 Current management of the non-valvular atrial fibrillation including stroke prevention rate and rhythm control; and DESCRIBE antiarrhythmic and newer anticoagulant unwanted side effects.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • When to admit patients with atrial fibrillation
  • Common causes of atrial fibrillation
  • When to refer to an electrophysiologist
  • Post-treatment follow up strategies

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.

Webcast Discusses Cataracts and Surgery

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Discusses Cataracts and Surgery. On this CME webcast, we’re going to tell you about cataract surgery in 2015. Who needs it, how it is done, and what to expect after the procedure. Joining our moderator today in the studio is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Andrew Hendershot and then to take us into the operating room to see how a cataract surgery is performed, we have Ohio State University Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Amit Tandon.

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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 process of cataract surgery; IDENTIFY pre-operative considerations for patients undergoing cataract surgery (including anti-coagulation and anesthesia); REVIEW eye anatomy and the formation of cataracts; and DISCUSS the pre-op, intra-op, and post-op experiences of a patient undergoing cataract surgery.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common signs of cataracts
  • What to look for on physical exam
  • Whether cataracts are inevitable
  • Whether cataracts are bilateral
  • If you can be too old for cataract surgery
  • If cataract surgery is ever urgent/emergent?
  • When to prescribe new glasses after cataract 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.

Assessment and Management of the Suicidal Patient

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Assessment and Management of the Suicidal Patient. As physicians, whether you are primary care providers, specialists, surgeons, or obstetricians, you’re often in the best position to identify patients who are suicidal early on, when intervention can save lives. On this CME Webcast, we’re going to show you what you can do to prevent suicide in your patients. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, to discuss assessment and management of the suicidal patient are two of the Ohio State University’s top experts in suicide. In the studio, we have Dr. John Camp who is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Dr. Natalie Lester, an Assistant Professor also from the Department of Psychiatry.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: IMPROVE knowledge of risk factors for suicide and risk stratification of the suicidal patient; and DESCRIBE evidence based management strategies to reduce suicide risk and prevent suicide.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of suicide
  • Warning signs physicians should look for

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.