CME Webcast Teaches on Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Care

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Care. On this CME webast, we are going to learn some concrete strategies for non-opioid pain relief in the post-operative setting. Joining our moderator in the studio is neuroanesthesiologist and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the Ohio State University, Dr. Michelle Humeidan.

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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 risks of opiate medications for acute pain management; and LEARN non-opioid approaches to perioperative pain management.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Realistic post-op pain goals
  • The role of the anesthesiologist in pain management outside of the operating room
  • Nerve blocks
  • Ketamine
  • Dexmedetomidine
  • Clonidine
  • Lidocaine patches
  • Right-sizing opioid prescriptions after 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.

Get An Epilepsy Update Viewing On-line CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Get An Epilepsy Update Viewing On-line CME Webcast. Today, the EEG is one of the most commonly performed tests in neurology and one of its primary uses is in the diagnosis and study of seizures. On this CME Webcast, we are going to review the basics of seizures and epilepsy: how to diagnose it, how to classify it, and how to treat it, including new non-pharmacologic therapies that are revolutionizing seizure management. We’re pleased to welcome Professor of Neurology and epilepsy specialist, Dr. William Bell.

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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 basic diagnosis of spells and seizures; LEARN basic medication treatment for epilepsy; and REVIEW advanced treatment options for refractory epilepsy including epilepsy surgery and devices.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Acute management of the patient having a seizure
  • Anti-epileptic drugs
  • Choosing between medication, surgery, or a vagal nerve stimulator
  • Advising patients about driving

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 Covers Approach to Neuropathy

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Covers Approach to Neuropathy. On this CME webcast, we are going to give you a tour of peripheral neuropathy: the causes, the diagnostic approach, and treatments. Joining our moderator in the studio are neuromuscular specialists. Dr. Stanley Iyadurai is an Assistant Professor of Neurology here at the OSU Wexner Medical Center. And Dr. Amro Stino is also an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Ohio State.

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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 basic presentations of neuropathy; and PROVIDE treatment/management options for neuropathy.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common signs and symptoms of peripheral neuropathy
  • The most common causes of peripheral neuropathy
  • When to order nerve conduction studies and EMGs
  • Long-term prognosis for Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Plasmapheresis versus IV IgG for Guillain-Barre
  • Causes of carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Prevention of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy
  • Role of nutritional supplements and enzymes in treatment of peripheral neuropathy

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.

New Developments in Plastic Surgery

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 New Developments in Plastic Surgery. In the studio today, for this CME webcast, are two of the Ohio State University’s top plastic surgeons to show us some of the newest developments that can help your patients. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, is Dr. Jeffery Janis, a Professor of Plastic surgery. He will be telling us about groundbreaking new procedures that can treat refractory migraine headache. Also, we have Dr. Rajiv Chandawarkar, an Associate Professor from the Department of Plastic Surgery who will be discussing new techniques in skin flaps.

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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 peripheral trigger point theory of migraine headaches; RECOGNIZE the role of botulinum toxin and nerve blocks in the diagnosis of potential points of peripheral nerve compression; DESCRIBE surgical options for treatment of migraine headaches and the available evidence and data.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Traditional Treatment Disadvantages
  • Alternative Treatments

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.