CME Webcast Discusses Common Post-Operative Complications

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses Common Post-Operative Complications. On this CME webcast, we’re going to take a closer look at post-operative complications: which ones are most common, how you recognize them, and what we can all do to prevent them. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, in the studio are 2 experts from the Ohio State University in preventing surgical complications. Dr. David Evans is an Associate Professor of Surgery and is the director of the Ohio State University level 1 trauma center. And Dr. Benjamin Poulose is Professor of Surgery and the Director of the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery.

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: INTRODUCE Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS pathways); DISCUSS preoperative optimization to reduce surgical site infection and other complications; IDENTIFY characteristics associated with wound infection after surgery; and : IDENTIFY disease processes associated with Abdominal Core Health.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common signs and symptoms of surgical wound infections
  • The role of the primary care provider in preventing surgical complications
  • Obesity and surgical risk
  • Pros and cons of mesh in hernia repair
  • Advantages of using a robot in hernia surgery
  • How long to wait to do elective surgery after a person quits smoking
  • Opioid addiction as a post-operative complication
  • Chlorhexidine bathing
  • Choosing a surgical closure method

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 Telemedicine on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Telemedicine on CME Webcast. On this CME webcast, we’re going to show you some of the innovations in telemedicine and how it is being used in two specialties at The Ohio State University. First, to tell us about telepsychiatry is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Dr. Natalie Lester. And then to tell us about teledermatology is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Benjamin Kaffenberger.

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: UNDERSTAND the use of live-interactive telemedicine; RECOGNIZE advantages and pitfalls in this technology, using telepsychiatry as an example; UNDERSTAND the use of store-and-forward telemedicine; RECOGNIZE advantages and pitfalls in this technology, using dermatology as an example.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Efficacy of telepsychiatry
  • Obstacles in adapting telemedicine for dermatology
  • Using telepsychiatry with non-English speaking patients
  • Telepsychiatry in child and geriatric psychiatry
  • 2-D versus 3-D imaging
  • Other current applications of telemedicine at the Ohio State University

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)

Subscribing to Audio Only CME Podcasts using an iPad

Subscribing to audio only CME Podcasts using an iPad is straightforward.

Note: The Podcasts app should be installed on your iPad before doing this tutorial.

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First, click on the link to Listen to Audio Only CME Podcasts.

Then click on the link below to add the Podcast to your  iPad:

http://feeds.feedburner.com/Mednet21CmePodcast

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The following page should appear.  Now, click on the Subscribe button at that appears on the dialog window.

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If the Subscribe to Podcast dialog does not appear, you may see the page above with the View Feed XML link available.  If so, click View Feed XML and the dialog should display in your Podcasts app. 

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Click on the Subscribe button at the dialog window to add our Podcast.

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You should see a thumbnail for Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and it should appear in your Podcast list. This means the Podcast has been added.

To download all Podcasts available, click the Add Old Episodes button.

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You should now see a dialog that allows you to select the audio Podcasts that you would like to download. Select the ones you would like available for listening by clicking the radio buttons on the left. Click the Add button once you’re ready to add your Podcasts to the list.

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Your Podcasts should now appear in the listing. To update the frequency on how Podcasts are downloading click the Settings link above.

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Now, you can change the settings for Refresh Podcast, Auto-Downloads, Play Order and Sort Order. These settings will determine how often you get Podcast updates and will enable new Podcasts to automatically appear on your device.

Subscribing to Audio Only CME Podcasts using an iPhone

Subscribing to audio only CME Podcasts using an iPhone is straightforward.

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First, click on the link to Listen to Audio Only CME Podcasts.

Then click on the link below to add the Podcast to your  iPhone:

http://feeds.feedburner.com/Mednet21CmePodcast

 

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Click on the Subscribe button at the dialog window.

 

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You should see a thumbnail for Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center on your device.  This means the Podcast has been added.  Tap the thumbnail with your finger.

 

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Details can now been seen about the webcast. To download all Podcasts available click the Add Old Episodes button.

 

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A dialog window appears which allows you to select the audio Podcasts that you would like to download.  Select the ones you would like available for  listening by clicking the radio buttons on the left.  Click the Add button once you’re ready to add your Podcasts to the list.

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Your Podcasts should now appear in the listing. Click one to start listening.  If you want, you can click the arrow button which downloads the Podcast.  It advisable to download Podcasts on while on a Wi-Fi network to reduce the data usage on your device.