CME Webcast Discusses Management of Obesity

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses Management of Obesity. On this CME webcast, we are going to take a look at the epidemic of obesity and what we as clinicians can do to reduce obesity in our patients. We’re pleased to introduce endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Benjamin O’Donnell.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: GAIN a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying obesity; and IDENTIFY patients who are either overweight or obese and identify the weight loss therapies appropriate for each patient.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Prevalence of obesity in the United States
  • Medications and weight loss strategies
  • Endocrine and metabolic complications of bariatric procedures
  • Information from Case examples

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 Endocrine Emergencies

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses Endocrine Emergencies. If you recognize Endocrine Emergencies and treat them, you can save your patient and completely reverse the acute condition.   This is why it can be so rewarding to be an endocrinologist. In the studio today, with moderator Dr. Jim Allen, to tell you about endocrinology emergencies is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the OSU Division of Endocrinology, Dr. David Bradley.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND the etiology, precipitant factors, and treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycemia syndrome; and quickly ASSESS a patient for adrenal crisis, thyroid storm, or myxedema coma and treat properly.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Most common endocrine emergencies
  • Who encounters endocrine emergencies
  • Hypothyroidism in the geriatric patient
  • Long-term cognitive effects of glucose extremes
  • Bicarbonate in diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Therapeutic approach to severe hypercalcemia

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.