CME Webcast Teaches on Travel Medicine

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014CME Webcast Teaches on Travel Medicine. On this CME webcast, we’re going to give you the tools you need to ensure that your patients stay healthy during their travels. We’re delighted to welcome back to MedNet our favorite travel experts. Dr. Fred Miser is a Professor of Family Medicine and the Director of the OSU Family Medicine residency program. And Jeanette Davis is a nurse consultant in the Ohio State University Travel and Immunization Center.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: OUTLINE the major components of pre-travel advice; IDENTIFY the major reputable resources one can use to provide pre-travel advice.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Preventive medicine for travelers
  • Frequently asked questions from travelers
  • Whether travelers should pack antibiotics with them
  • Healthcare needs of students studying abroad
  • Common causes of dizziness in the cardiology office

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 Helps Fight Against Physician Burnout

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Helps Fight Against Physician Burnout. On this CME webcast, we are going to explore the causes of physician burnout and also some strategies that you can use to reduce and prevent burnout. Joining our moderator in the studio is the former CEO of the OSU Wexner Medical Center, Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Steven Gabbe. And also, the Clinical Director of the OSU Stress Trauma and Resilience program, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and of Social Work, Dr. Kenneth Yeager.

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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 the contributions of high demand, low control, and poor support to physician burnout; DEVELOP an algorithm to enhance personal resilience and work-life integration; INCREASE awareness of the importance of self-care in building resilience; and INCREASE awareness of the need to place emphasis on building resilience into daily actives.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Causes of burnout in modern medicine
  • Whether burnout can be prevented

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.

On-line CME Education Covers Case Studies in Palliative Medicine

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME Education Covers Case Studies in Palliative Medicine. On this CME webcast, we’re going to explore the breadth of palliative care and how you can use the principles of palliative medicine in your own practice. Let me welcome our guests today. Dr. Seuli Brill is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of General Internal Medicine here at the Ohio State University. And Dr. Todd Barrett is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the OSU Division of Palliative 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 the difference between palliative care and hospice; OBTAIN tools to identify ethical dilemmas and how to begin goals of care conversations; IDENTIFY the generalist’s role in palliative medicine in patients across the chronic disease trajectory (sub-clinical, symptomatic, and end-stage); and DEVELOP systematic strategies for serious illness communication (Advance Care Planning) in primary care for healthy, sick, and dying patients.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Whether palliative medicine is just for cancer
  • Hospice versus palliative medicine
  • Estimating life expectancy
  • Working palliative medicine discussions into a busy office practice
  • Obligations of the hospice physician of record
  • Inpatient hospice versus outpatient hospice versus respite care

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 Provides An Update on Men’s Health and Sexual Function

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Provides An Update on Men’s Health and Sexual Function. On this CME webcast, we’re going to be discussing testosterone replacement: who needs it, what are the side effects, and is it effective. And then we’re going to also discuss some of the more common men’s sexual health problems that you are likely to encounter in primary care practice. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, in the studio is men’s health expert and Assistant Professor of Urology, Dr. Lawrence Jenkins.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: LEARN about the use of testosterone for treatment of hypogonadism; and LEARN about options for treatment of erectile dysfunction.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Does every low testosterone level need to be replaced
  • The most common chief complaints in the Men’s Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Clinic
  • Sexual health consequences of a vasectomy
  • Peyronie’s disease

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.

On-line CME Webcast Educates On Fall Prevention in Older Adults

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME Webcast Educates On Fall Prevention in Older Adults. One of the challenges of being a bipedal species is that we have a higher center of gravity than most animals. And so we can fall easier and when we do, our bodies can pick up relatively more momentum before hitting ground. The result is that every year, millions of Americans suffer a fall and one out of five falls results in serious injury. Total costs: 31 billion dollars a year. On this CME webcast, we’re going to take a look at falls, their risk factors, their medical effects, and what we can do to help prevent our patients from falling. Joining our moderator in the studio is Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Joseph Rosenthal and also, physical therapist and the clinical manager for the programming of falls prevention, ReNea Owens.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS risk factors for falling; DISCUSS interventions and resources available; INTRODUCE evidenced-based tests and screening measures to identify fall risk; and INTRODUCE evidenced-based tests and screening measures to identify fall risk.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The demographics of falls in older adults
  • Fall risk assessment
  • Prescribing walkers and canes
  • When to consult the physical medicine physician
  • First steps when you discover one of your patients is falling
  • The role of physical therapy versus occupational therapy

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.