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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.