On-line Webcast Discusses Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Webcast Discusses Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. On this CME webcast, we’re going to bring you up to date on the latest about chronic lymphocytic leukemia, or CLL. Joining us is hematologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University, Dr. Kerry Rogers. And also hematologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine from OSU and the James Cancer Hospital, Dr. Jennifer Woyach.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: CLL is a chronic lymphoid malignancy which does not need treatment at diagnosis if asymptomatic and has a survival of many years; CLL patients are at higher risk for second cancers or infection so it is important so all CLL patients with CLL should get all age appropriate cancer screenings and vaccinations; UNDERSTAND indications for treatment in CLL and the rationale for the watch and wait approach; and UNDERSTAND some serious side effects that can occur with oral targeted therapies in CLL.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Risks for CLL
  • Current approach to treatment of CLL
  • Roles and limitations of automated WBC differentials
  • Initial approach to lymphocytosis
  • Emerging trends in first line treatment of CLL
  • Role of age of the patient in therapeutic decision making
  • Stem cell transplants

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.

Learn About Influenza On CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Influenza On CME Webcast. This year’s flu season has already started and just about every physician in the United States will be encountering influenza directly or indirectly in their clinical practices. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, in the studio to update you on influenza is infectious disease specialist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Mohammad Mahdee Sobhanie.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: REVIEW the different influenza vaccination strategies, and which influenza vaccine is appropriate for a specific patient population; and REVIEW the literature surrounding influenza treatment, infection control and post
exposure prophylaxis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Why is influenza different than other common respiratory viruses?
  • New treatments for influenza
  • Flu myths

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 Webcast Discusses Common Office Procedures

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Webcast Discusses Common Office Procedures. This CME webcast has been designed to standardize the techniques used by physicians at our hospital who seek office procedure credentials and it will also help you to keep up to date with your own procedural skills. Joining our moderator today to discuss office dermatologic procedures are Associate Professor of Family Medicine Dr. Bethany Panchal and Associate Professor of Family Medicine Dr. Kristen Rundell. And then to discuss office joint injections and aspirations is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Larry Nolan.

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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 different skin procedures performed in the office for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons and their indications; DESCRIBE risks, benefits and complications for each procedure; and UNDERSTAND the indications and proper technique for common musculoskeletal injections in the office for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common Dermatologic Office Procedures
  • Incorporating dermatology telemedicine into the primary care practice
  • Common Orthopedic Office Procedures
  • How frequently cryosurgery be repeated
  • Approach to moles
  • 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.

Learn About Headache on On-line CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Headache on On-line CME Webcast. Today, we have a much better understanding of what causes headache and we have much more effective and safer treatments for migraine. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, to tell us all about headache is Assistant Professor of Neurology, Dr. Kevin Weber.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: RECOGNIZE the different types of migraine; and DESCRIBE the therapies for adult and pediatric migraine.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of headache
  • Diagnostic approach to the patient with headache
  • When to consult a headache specialist
  • Quantifying headache

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 Teaches on Prostate Cancer Screening

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME Webcast Teaches on Prostate Cancer Screening. On this CME webcast, we’ll be examining the conundrum of prostate cancer screening. Joining our moderator in the studio is urologic oncologist and Assistant Professor of Urology, Dr. Shawn Dason.

 

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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 rationale, benefits, and harms of prostate cancer screening; and DEVELOP an approach for prostate cancer screening in a primary care setting.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Prostate cancer risk factors
  • The problem with the PSA
  • False positive PSAs
  • False negative PSAs
  • Interpreting the PSA trajectory over time
  • The urologist’s approach to an elevated PSA
  • Common prostate cancer treatments and their complications

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.