Managing Complications of Chemotherapy Discussed on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Managing Complications of Chemotherapy Discussed on CME Webcast. On this CME webcast, to update us is medical oncologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University and the James Cancer Hospital, Dr. Erin Bertino. And also from the James Cancer Hospital, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Edmund Folefac.

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: RECOGNIZE the differences in toxicity for three categories of oncology therapy: cytotoxic chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy; and UNDERSTAND basic management of the most common toxicities of chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Evolution of targeted therapies and immunotherapy
  • What to expect with cancer treatment

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.

Watch CME Webcast to Explore Food Allergies

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014Watch CME Webcast to Explore Food Allergies.  Today, the peanut is grown and consumed all over the world but the peanut can also be deadly if eaten by a person with a severe peanut allergy.  On this CME Webcast, we’re going to take a look at the spectrum of food allergies from rashes to anaphylaxis. Here with our moderator, Jim Allen, in the studio are two allergists from Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  We have Dr. Peter Mustillo, who is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Section of Allergy and Rebecca Scherzer. Rebecca is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Section of Allergy.

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: RECALL the common food allergens in adults and children; DESCRIBE the different causes of adverse reactions to food; LIST various presentations of IgE and also non-IgE mediated food allergies; and EXPLAIN appropriate indications for use of IM epinephrine related to allergic reactions.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The most common food allergies
  • Common symptoms of food allergies
  • Whether the incidence of food allergies increasing
  • Food additives and artificial flavors
  • Monosodium glutamate
  • The inheritance of food allergies
  • Peanut oil with patients with peanut allergy
  • Chocolate allergy
  • Cross reactivity to peanuts and seeds in tree nut allergic patients
  • Shellfish allergic patients in areas where shellfish are being cooked
  • School classroom and lunchroom precautions and the food allergic child
  • The role of the school nurse
  • Immunotherapy

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.