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Expert Teaches on Thyroid and Parathyroid Tumors

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Expert Teaches on Thyroid and Parathyroid Tumors. In 1909 Swiss physician Theodor Kocher won the Nobel Prize for developing safer techniques for removing the thyroid, bringing down the thyroidectomy mortality rate to <1%. Now, thyroidectomies are primarily used to treat thyroid cancers. To discuss thyroid and parathyroid tumors and their workup and treatment, We have with us one of Ohio State University’s experts Dr Priya Dedhia. Dr Dedhia is an Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology and specializes in Endocrine Surgeries.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to

  • Discuss management of thyroid nodules.
  • Determine need for parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Prognosis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Elevated Calcium
  • Parathyroidectomy Age

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.

Online Webcast Teaches on Medical Therapy for Obesity

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Teaches on Medical Therapy for Obesity. The past decade, we’ve seen several new medications receive FDA approval for weight loss and some of them even have known cardiac benefits. So, to give us the updates on the currently approved medical treatment options for obesity is one of Ohio State University’s experts. Dr Benjamin O’donnell specializes in treating patients with obesity and is an Associate Professor of Endocrinology.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

Gain a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying weight control and how to approach lifestyle changes to lead to weight loss.
Understand which patients will qualify for medications or endoscopic therapies and the relative risk/benefit of each option.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Goals of Treatment
  • Duration of Therapy
  • Stacking Meds
  • Medication Selection
  • Off Label Meds

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.

Webcast Teaches Physcians About Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Teaches Physcians About Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults. ADHD has become more and more widely accepted and the prevalence has been increasing over the past couple of decades. Now, parents report nearly 10% of their kids struggle with ADHD. Rates in adults are increasing as well—and untreated ADHD can have serious negative consequences including higher rates of motor vehicle accidents, substance use, employment troubles, relationship problems and even suicide. So to help us better understand Adult ADHD and its treatment options, We’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s Psychiatric experts. Dr Justin Barterian is a Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor who specializes in diagnosing and treating ADHD and learning disorders. And Dr Lacramioara Speitie is Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor with clinical interests in ADHD and learning disabilities.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Identify the components of a thorough ADHD evaluation.
  • Identify the factors complicating ADHD diagnosis.
  • Become more familiar with the pharmacological, psycho-social, and complementary treatments of ADHD in adults
  • Become more familiar with safety issues when prescribing stimulant medication in adult patients

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Diagnosis
  • THC use
  • Self-help guides
  • Accommodations
  • Stimulant contraindications
  • Online evaluations

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 Psychiatric and Behavioral Health Management in Chronic Health Conditions

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Psychiatric and Behavioral Health Management in Chronic Health Conditions. Chronic illnesses are linked with much higher rates of depression and mental illness. But that’s not the only issue. The problem is really bidirectional. Depressed patients with chronic illness, have worse health outcomes. Diabetic patients with depression for example, have lower glycemic control, decreased activity levels, higher weight and higher levels of complication and functional impairment.So today, to discuss the effects of Psychiatric and Behavioral Health Management in Chronic Health Conditions are two of Ohio State University’s Psychiatry experts. Dr. Kevin Johns is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry who specializes in treating patients with chronic medical problems. He also works to create collaborate care models to help non-psychiatric providers such as myself better address their patient’s mental health needs. Dr. Ashleigh Pona has a PhD in clinical psychology and specializes in bariatric psychology and & eating disorders.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Understand why depression management is an important part of managing general medical conditions.
  • Learn how to diagnose and treat depression in patients with other medical conditions.
  • Teach learners different therapeutic strategies that can be used to manage behavioral health concerns
  • Teach learners why it is important to consider the biopsychosocial model of health in assessing and treating chronic disease

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Chronic Illness & Depression
  • Telecounseling
  • Mindfulness Apps
  • Mental Health Screening

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 Discusses Women in Medicine

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses Women in Medicine. Now over a third of practicing physicians in the United states are women. Just a few years ago in 2019, women surpassed men in US medical school enrollment for the very first time. In the latest 2021-2022 application cycle, 55% of applicants to US medical schools and 55.5% of matriculants were women. Today, we’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s Women in Medicine & Science leaders. Dr Arwa Shana’ah is an Associate Professor of Pathology at the Wexner Medical Center and serves as a subcommittee co-chair for Women in Medicine and Science group. We also have here Dr Maya Iyer who is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at OSU and Nationwide Children’s Hospital and serves as associate director of Women in Medicine and Science.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Realize the presence and persistence of equity gap in pay, rank and research between men and women in medicine
  • Understand some of the factors contributing to the equity gap and the challenges women in medicine face including during the COVID19 pandemic
  • Describe four strategies to improve pay equity.
  • Discuss four tactics to improve equity in the promotion and tenure process.
  • Understand the importance of sponsorship for career development.
  • List three strategies to retain women in medicine.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Gender Disparities
  • Sponsorship
  • Gender Bias
  • “Motherhood” Penalty
  • Women of Color

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.