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Learners Can Learn About Bipolar Disorder on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learners Can Learn About Bipolar Disorder on Webcast. On this CME webcast, we’re going to get an update on bipolar disorder: what it is, how to diagnose it, and all of the new treatments that are improving the lives of tens of thousands of people. Our guests are Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Dr. Abigail Huff. And also Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Dr. Douglas Misquitta.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: appreciate the role of depression in Bipolar Disorder; and understand treatment options for patients with Bipolar Disorder.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of bipolar disorder
  • Whether bipolar disorder is curable

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.

Experts Discuss Genetic Disease Update on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Experts Discuss Genetic Disease Update on Webcast. On this CME webcast, we’re going to get an update on how clinical genetics is improving the outcomes and survival of patients with breast cancer and heart failure. We’re pleased to welcome this week’s guests. Kevin Sweet is a genetics counselor and Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and he is going to discuss breast cancer genetics. And Elizabeth Jordan is a genetics counselor and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine who will be talking about the genetics of cardiomyopathy.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: define hereditary breast ovarian cancer syndrome; provide a case example of genetic/genomic testing and management of a patient and family with hereditary breast ovarian cancer syndrome; describe the current state of the genetics of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), including (1) list clinically relevant DCM genes, (2) outline the Genetic Testing process for DCM, and (3) discuss the guidelines for the family-based genetic evaluation of cardiomyopathy; explore a genetic DCM case example; and consider future directions of DCM genetics.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of inherited breast cancer
  • Epidemiology of inherited cardiomyopathy

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 Physicians About Population Health

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Teaches Physicians About Population Health. On this CME webcast, we are going to see how re-tooling our health care system to focus on population health may be the key to helping us catch up with other countries. Our guests today are Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Aaron Clark. And also, hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Allison Heacock.

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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 what population health is as relates to your profession; and understand why population health matters and describe some common tactics used in population health activities.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • What population health is
  • Who is responsible for delivering population health

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 Suicide Risk Assessment and Response in Primary Care

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Suicide Risk Assessment and Response in Primary Care on webcast. Nearly every primary care physician has had a patient die from suicide. But there is something that all of us can do about it. We can better identify our patients at risk for suicide and we can more effectively talk with our patients about suicide. On this CME webcast, we’re going to be discussing suicide risk assessment and response in primary care. We’d like to welcome our guests. Clinical psychologist and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Craig Bryan. And also clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Justin Baker.

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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 items from the Suicide Cognitions Scale-Revised can improve the accuracy of suicide risk screening and assessment; and identify the components of crisis response planning for suicide prevention.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • ‘Red flags’ for emergency care
  • When to refer outpatients
  • What to look for when referring a patient to a mental health professional
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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 About Female Urinary Incontinence

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Teaches About Female Urinary Incontinence. Urinary incontinence is one of the most common conditions in medicine. And yet, we don’t spend nearly as much time talking to our patients about it as we do with less common conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, cancer, or depression. Indeed, there is a silent epidemic of incontinence in women, particularly in older women. On this CME webcast, we are going to review the causes, diagnostic approach, and treatment of urinary incontinence in women. We’re delighted to welcome Associate Professor of Urology, Dr. Courtenay Moore.

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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 work-up, evaluation and treatment of female stress urinary incontinence; and describe the work-up, evaluation and treatment of female urgency urinary incontinence.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Options other than pads and specialty underwear
  • When to refer
  • Incontinence red flags

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.