Atraumatic Shoulder Pain for the Primary Care Physician

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Atraumatic Shoulder Pain for the Primary Care Physician is the topic for this webcast. On this CME webcast, we are going to update you on the management of the most common shoulder conditions that a primary care physician is likely to encounter. Joining our moderator in the studio is Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Andrew Neviaser.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DIAGNOSE rotator cuff
disease; and DIAGNOSE and initiate non-surgical treatment for adhesive capsulitis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of shoulder pain
  • Indications for surgery
  • Management of impingement syndromes
  • Causes of acute versus chronic shoulder pain
  • Exercises to be avoided
  • Steroid injections
  • Shoulder dislocations

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.

Physicians Demonstrate Common Office Procedures on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Physicians Demonstrate Common Office Procedures on CME Webcast. On this webcast, we’re answering requests to show you how to do common procedures as well as their indications and potential complications. I think that any of you who practice hospital medicine, primary care, emergency medicine, or surgery will find today’s program helpful to ensure that you are up to date on these procedures. We’re absolutely delighted to welcome today’s guests to the studio with our Moderator, Dr. Jim Allen. First, to show us how to do common dermatologic procedures, we have Assistant Professor and the Director of the Division of Dermatology, Dr. Alisha Plotner. Then, to show us how to do common orthopedic procedures is Assistant Professor of Orthopedics, Dr. Anne Sullivan.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: CHOOSE the appropriate procedure to effectively treat or diagnose common dermatologic conditions; and RECOGNIZE common side effects of cryosurgery and skin biopsy.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Cryosurgery
  • Shave biopsy
  • Punch biopsy
  • Knee aspiration
  • Knee injection
  • Greater trochanteric injection
  • Subacromial bursa injection
  • Steroid choice and dosage
  • Frequency of repeat injections

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.

Gain a Better Understanding of Osteoarthritis

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Gain a Better Understanding of Osteoarthritis on our latest webcast. Osteoarthritis can affect just about anyone. It’s one of the most common conditions seen in primary care accounting for 7.1 million office visits per year and it is expensive with average direct costs per person of $2,600 per year and total annual job-related costs of up to $13 billion per year. On this CME webcast, we’re going to take a close up look at osteoarthritis: what causes it and how to treat it. Joining our moderator Jim Allen in the studio is rheumatologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University, Dr. Matthew Husa.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: COMPREHEND the basic epidemiology of OA; and UNDERSTAND the challenges facing OA therapeutic development

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • If osteoarthritis is an inevitable part of aging
  • Joints most commonly affected
  • Osteoarthritis mimics
  • The role of radiographic imaging in diagnosis and management of osteoarthritis
  • Exercise selection in osteoarthritis
  • Steroid injections: hand versus knee/hip
  • Steroid injections: what drug and how often

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.