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.

Explore the Details for Choosing Wisely

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Explore the Details for Choosing Wisely in this latest CME webcast. There are too many recommendations to cover in 1 hour so we’ve asked two physicians from the Ohio State University to pick out a few of their favorite ones. First, to cover some of the outpatient Choosing Wisely recommendations, we have Assistant Professor of Family Medicine Dr. Michael Johansen. Then, to cover some of the inpatient Choosing Wisely recommendations, we have hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Jennifer Allen.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: APPLY national medical specialty society recommendations which will promote cost effective and evidenced based care in the inpatient setting; and IDENTIFY areas in your daily inpatient and outpatient practice that you can apply the Choosing Wisely guidelines.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Evidence-based medicine and residency education
  • Choosing Wisely surprises
  • Indications for anti-psychotic medications in primary care
  • Approach to testosterone testing and treatment
  • Restraint alternatives for inpatients
  • Basis for hemoglobin thresholds for transfusion

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 Explores Heart Failure

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014CME Webcast Explores Heart Failure. In this MedNet21 CME Webcast, we’re going to update you on the use of several different classes of medications as well as cardiac interventions in heart failure. Here with our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, for today’s installment of on-line education is Professor and director of the division of cardiovascular medicine at Ohio State, Dr. William Abraham.

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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 several options for the management of Heart Failure; RECOMMEND appropriate medications for the management of Heart Failure; UNDERSTAND the revised staging system for heart failure and APPLY evidence-based guidelines for heart failure management.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of heart failure
  • Initial testing in suspected heart failure
  • Reducing 30-day readmissions for heart failure
  • Questions you should ask patients with CHF every visit

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.