On-line CME Education Covers Common Fractures

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME Education Covers Common Fractures. Bone fractures are still common but orthopedic surgeons have many more techniques that they can use to manage fractures in order to return patients back to normal function as rapidly as possible. Joining our moderator in the studio to update us on the management of common fractures is orthopedic trauma surgeon and Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery from the Ohio State University, Dr. Ryan Harrison.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: IDENTIFY common fractures; and DISCUSS treatment strategies for common fractures and expected outcomes.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Most common fractures seen in the ER
  • Initial management of suspected on-the-field athletic fractures
  • Cast techniques
  • Care of the cast
  • Splinting versus casting
  • Who needs to be admitted
  • Hip fracture and mortality
  • Timing of hip fracture surgery
  • Management of open fracture versus closed fracture
  • Reasons for delayed healing
  • Strength of a healed fracture
  • Rib fractures

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 Robotics in General Surgery

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn about Robotics in General Surgery. In the past on MedNet, we’ve heard about how robotics have been applied to surgical specialties. On this CME webcast, we’re going to hear about how the surgical robot is being used in general surgical procedures. Our guests today are both robotic experts. Dr. Jennifer Schwartz is an Assistant Professor of Surgery and specializes in minimally invasive surgery. And Dr. Michael Meara is also an Assistant Professor of Surgery and specializes in therapeutic endoscopy.

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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 applications of robotic surgery as it relates to inguinal hernia repair and cholecystectomy; DISCUSS importance of including robotic surgery training as it relates to resident and fellowship training; DISCUSS the role of robotics in foregut, bariatric, and ventral hernia repair; and EXPLAIN potential advantages and disadvantages of robotics in general surgery.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • What the surgical robot actually does
  • General surgical applications of robotics
  • Starting a robotic program in your hospital
  • Equipment costs
  • Insurance coverage
  • Credentialing
  • How to select a surgeon to do your inguinal herniorrhaphy
  • Future applications of robotics in general surgery
  • Converting robotic to open surgical procedures
  • Patient variables in technique selection

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.

Fees for Enduring Material CME Activities Using Video or Webcasting

Economy Package – $700 (CME for each additional video is $350)

Video Encoding and Creation of On-demand Streaming Video (4 hours) – $200  – (1 video up to one hour)

1 CME accredited video – $500 (The first CME accredited video is $500 and each additional CME accredited video is $150)

Bronze Package – $900 (CME for each additional video is $550)

Services Provided:

CCME On-demand Streaming Video Services (8 hours) – $400 – (1 video up to one hour)

Formatting of PowerPoint Slides for Streaming Video

Video Encoding and Creation of On-demand Streaming Video

Chapter Point Creation for Streaming Video

1 CME accredited video – $500 (The first CME accredited video is $500 and each additional CME accredited video is $150)

Silver Package- $1400 (CME for each additional video is $1050)

Services Provided:

CCME On-demand Streaming Video Services (8 hours) – $400 – (1 video up to one hour)

Formatting of PowerPoint Slides for Streaming Video

Video Encoding and Creation of On-demand Streaming Video

Chapter Point Creation for Streaming Video

WOSU Production Services – $500

On Location Videography (Recording of Presenter) – 3 hours

Video Editing – 2 hours

1 CME accredited video – $500 (The first CME accredited video is $500 and each additional CME accredited video is $150)

Gold Package – $2600 (CME for each additional webcast is $2250)

Services Provided:

CCME On-demand Streaming Video Services (8 hours) – $400 – (1 webcast video up to one hour)

Coordination of Webcast Production

Webcasting Encoding and Creation of On-demand Webcast

Webcast Management (Day of Event)

Creation of Script for Show Open

Formatting of PowerPoint Slides for Webcast

Webcast Preparation and Set-up Prior to Event (Occurs day before event)

Webcast Encoder – $500

Records Webcast to Workstation During Recording

Formats Video for Webcast

Captures PowerPoints Slides During Recording

WOSU Production and Studio Services – $1200

Use of Television Studio A (2 hours)

3 Cameras and Teleprompter with Operator

1 Director

1 Audio Technician

Provides Monitor for Video Playback and Slide Viewing in the Studio

Creates a Hard Drive Recording of Webcast

Provides Editing for Program Open

Supplies Webcast Clicker to Advance PowerPoint Slides

1 CME accredited video – $500 (The first CME accredited video is $500 and each additional CME accredited video is $150)