Learn About Peripheral Arterial Disease on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Peripheral Arterial Disease on CME Webcast. On this on-line program, we are going to update you about new developments in peripheral artery disease. I’m pleased to introduce our guests. Dr. Michael Go is an Associate Professor of Surgery from the Division of Vascular Surgery here at Ohio State. And Dr. Said Atway is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics from the Division of Podiatry.

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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 anatomy and pathophysiology of PAD; and Review the demographics and diagnosis of PAD.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Limb preservation programs
  • Presenting signs and symptoms of foot ischemia
  • Tests used in evaluation of suspected peripheral arterial disease
  • Hyperbaric oxygen

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 Enduring Material Provides Guidance on Cancer Prevention

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Enduring Material Provides Guidance on Cancer Prevention. Most cancers can be prevented by changing behaviors at an early age, by appropriate vaccinations, and by detection of pre-cancerous conditions. On this CME webcast, we are going to show you how to prevent cancer in your own patients. Joining our moderator in the studio are cancer prevention experts from the Ohio State University. Dr. Electra Paskett is a Professor and the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. And Dr. Darrell Gray is a gastroenterologist and an Assistant Professor of Internal 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 evidence-based cancer prevention recommendations; and DEVELOP ways to integrate evidence-based cancer prevention and early detection recommendations in clinical practice.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Brief overview of causes of cancer
  • Screening for pre-cancerous conditions
  • Lung cancer screening programs
  • Improving colon cancer screening rates
  • Addressing racial disparities in childhood obesity
  • Experiences with cancer screening in Appalachia

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.

View CME Education on Colon Cancer Screening and Genetics

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 View CME Education on Colon Cancer Screening & Genetics. On this CME webcast, we’re going to take a look at colon cancer from two vantage points. First, to discuss colon cancer screening and surveillance, we have gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the Ohio State University, we have Dr. Peter Stanich. Then to discuss hereditary colon cancer, genetic counselor and Professor of Internal Medicine at OSU, Heather Hampel will be joining us.

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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 the appropriate age and options for colon cancer screening; UNDERSTAND the guidelines for colon cancer surveillance timing based on colonoscopy findings; RECOGNIZE patients who need a genetics referral to rule out Lynch syndrome; and IDENTIFY patients with a moderate increased risk for colorectal cancer based on their family history.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Efficacy of Colon Cancer Screening Programs
  • Clinical Implications of Hereditary Colon Cancer
  • Best bowel prep for a colonoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Newly identified colorectal cancer genes
  • How patients can prevent polyps

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.

Transitional Care Services from Hospital to Home

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Transitional Care Services from Hospital to Home.  The average American over age 65 takes 14 prescriptions per year and for those over age 80, it rises to 18 prescriptions per year. That is a lot of medications and a lot of opportunity for medication errors. During this on-line CME webcast, we’re going to talk about some strategies that you can use in your practices to improve the transition from being an inpatient to being an outpatient and how pharmacists can be incorporated into a patient-centered medical home model of care. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, in the studio to give us the pharmacist’s perspective is Ohio State University Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy Stuart Beatty and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy from Ohio State, Kelli Barnes.

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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 how pharmacists can provide patient-centered, collaborative care in a primary care setting; DEMONSTRATE effective population management initiatives; DISCUSS a transitional care coordination workflow in a patient-centered medical home; and PROVIDE information on pharmacist training for patient care services in the ambulatory setting.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Therapeutic substitutions and the hospital formulary
  • Population management and the pharmacist
  • Why patients do not fill their prescriptions
  • Common drug-drug interactions
  • The pharmacist’s role in vaccination programs
  • Chronic disease management
  • Partnering with the local retail pharmacist
  • Transition of care and the hospital pharmacist
  • Strategies for effective medication reconciliation
  • Inhaler technique
  • Identifying non-compliance
  • Medication administration schedules
  • Pharmacists and anticoagulation programs
  • Clinical pharmacists and value-based purchasing

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.