Learn About New Treatments for Osteoporosis

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About New Treatments for Osteoporosis. On this CME webcast, we’re going to bring you up to date on the latest recommendations for the management of osteoporosis and on the latest developments in pharmacologic treatment. Joining our moderator in the studio is endocrinologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Steven Ing. And endocrinologist and also Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Laura Ryan.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS 2017 ACP guidelines on osteoporosis; DISCUSS studies subsequent to guidelines; UNDERSTAND the latest data on therapy for postmenopausal osteoporosis using evidence based clinical studies; and IMPROVE comfort in deciding on initial therapy to choose for patients at high risk for fracture, then monitoring that choice over time.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • New developments in osteoporosis treatment
  • Choosing a bisphosphonate
  • Calcium & vitamin D

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.

Melanoma Webcast Teaches Physicians On-line

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Melanoma Webcast Teaches Physicians On-line. This year in the United States, there will be 87,000 new cases of melanoma and nearly 10,000 Americans will die from it. In the past 40 years, the incidence of melanoma has increased 15 times. But the good news is that 5-year survival of melanoma has been slowly increasing over the past 40 years. On this CME webcast, we have two melanoma experts from the Ohio State University. First, to tell us about the diagnosis and surgical treatment of melanoma, surgical oncologist and Assistant Professor of Surgery, Dr. Alicia Terando. And then to update us on the treatment of advanced melanoma, medical oncologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Kari Kendra.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS the current data on adjuvant therapies for melanoma; DISCUSS the therapies available for systemic treatment of melanoma; UNDERSTAND the risk factors and diagnosis of malignant melanoma; and UNDERSTAND the surgical and medical management modalities for localized, regional and metastatic melanoma.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Risk factors for melanoma
  • New treatments for melanoma
  • Punch biopsies for suspected melanoma
  • Surgery for metastases

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 for Immigrant Medicine

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME for Immigrant Medicine. On this CME webcast, we’re going to take a close up look at the process of immigration from the physician’s perspective. What medical evaluations immigrants have to undergo and what healthcare workers need to know about the immigration process. Joining our moderator in the studio is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Mark Troyer

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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 major types of immigration to the US, with focus on the origins of refugees arriving in Ohio; and OUTLINE the framework of medical screening that occurs inside and outside the US during immigration.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Why people immigrate
  • Immigrant populations in Columbus, Ohio
  • Interpreter services
  • PPD versus Quantiferon
  • Cultural differences in end-of-life care
  • Medical implications of undocumented immigrants
  • Integrating traditional medicine with Western medicine
  • Health insurance for non-citizens
  • Immigrants requiring dialysis and other chronic medical 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.

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.

Discover Systemic Lupus Erythematosus on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Discover Systemic Lupus Erythematosus on CME Webcast. There’s a lot of misconceptions about lupus, for example, not every patient with a positive ANA has lupus. On this CME webcast, we’re going to help you sort out your patients with lupus, how you know if a patient really has it, how it can affect different organ systems, and how you treat it. Here with our moderator, in the studio, are two of Ohio State’s experts in systemic lupus erythematosus. Dr. Alexa Meara is a Clinical Instructor in the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology. And Dr. Wael Jarjour is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and the Director of the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology.

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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 to Diagnosis SLE; RECOGNIZE common signs and symptoms of SLE; UNDERSTAND when to refer to a specialist; RECOGNIZE comorbidities and treatments of SLE and the importance of a PCP for patients with SLE.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common signs and symptoms of SLE
  • Whether SLE is curable
  • When to refer to a specialist
  • Future treatments for lupus
  • Lupus flares
  • Prognosis of SLE
  • SLE and pregnancy
  • Children with lupus
  • Discoid/cutaneous lupus

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.