View Update on Sleep Apnea

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 View Update on Sleep Apnea. It wasn’t until 1965 that the first polysomnograph recorded apneas during sleep and it wasn’t until 1970 that the first sleep clinic was established at Stanford University in California. On this CME webcast, we’re going to show you how far we’ve come since that first sleep study was done 50 years ago. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, in the studio is sleep medicine specialist and pulmonologist Dr. Aneesa Das and otolaryngologist Dr. Eugene Chio.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: IDENTIFY patients at risk for obstructive sleep apnea; DESCRIBE primary non-surgical treatments for obstructive sleep apnea; UNDERSTAND surgical options for OSA; and UNDERSTAND patient selection for sleep surgery.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The relation between obesity and sleep apnea
  • Surgical options for sleep apnea
  • CPAP versus BiPAP in sleep apnea
  • New CPAP technologies
  • The most common sleep apnea surgeries
  • Whether patients can stop CPAP after surgery
  • Weight loss and sleep apnea control
  • Tracheostomy for sleep apnea
  • Central sleep apnea
  • Anesthesia for sleep apnea surgery and post-op recovery
  • Post-surgical sleep assessment

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.

Watch Melanoma Injection and Surgery Procedure on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Watch Injection and Surgery Procedure on CME Webcast for Melanoma.  Over the past 20 years, the incidence of melanoma and the death rate for melanoma have been rising.  But recently, there have been some major breakthroughs in the management of melanoma, giving some promise for a disease that previously often had very little promise. Here with our Moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, in the studio today to discuss melanoma is surgical oncologist and Assistant Professor of Surgery from the Ohio State University, Dr. Alicia Terando.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS the risk factors and diagnosis of malignant melanoma; LIST the surgical and medical management modalities for localized, regional and metastatic melanoma.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The rising incidence of melanoma
  • Screening for melanoma
  • Staging imaging studies at the time of initial diagnosis
  • Post-surgical follow-up
  • Metastasectomy in melanoma
  • Prevention of melanoma
  • Melanoma Surgical Procedure
  • Pre-surgery Injection Procedure

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.