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Learn About Latest Discoveries in Alzheimer’s Disease on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Latest Discoveries in Alzheimer’s Disease on CME Webcast. 120 years ago, when Dr. Alzheimer first started taking care of Auguste Deter, there was no treatment for her condition. But now, medical research has brought us new treatments with hope for some patients who previously had no hope. On this CME webcast, we are going to hear about some of this research and some of these new treatments. We’re pleased to welcome Assistant Professor of Neurology, Dr. Rawan Tarawneh.

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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 the pathology of Alzheimer disease, including the clinical and pathological heterogeneity and the importance of biomarkers for an accurate diagnosis; Learn about the new FDA-approved anti-amyloid agent aducanumab (approved June 2021).

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Etiology of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Alzheimer’s Disease treatments
  • Concerns regarding aducanumab
  • Identifying patients with Alzheimer’s disease in the primary care office
  • Diet and lifestyle measures
  • Managing insomnia

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 Wound Care on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Wound Care on CME Webcast. On this CME webcast, we are going to show you what we learned in creating our new Wound Center so that you can apply these same principles to wound care at your hospital in order to provide state of the art wound management to your own patients. Our format today will consist of short presentations by 4 of our wound specialists followed by a more in depth review of wound reconstruction by our Wound Center’s medical director.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: explain the range of advanced wound care measures available for the management of complex wounds; emphasize the value of multidisciplinary care for problematic wounds; understand that the underlying wound etiology must be addressed to promote healing; and understand more clearly the potential for bone involvement in wound care.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Diabetic Foot Wound
  • Orthopaedic Wound Care
  • General Surgery and Wound Care
  • Case Presentations on Various Wound Etiologies
  • Advanced Wound Care

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 Teaches on Gastroesophageal Reflux

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Gastroesophageal Reflux. On this webcast, we’re going to hear about some of these new treatments for gastroesophageal reflux. Let us introduce our guests. Dr. Kelly Haisley is an Assistant Professor of Surgery from the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery. And Dr. Kyle Perry is a Professor of Surgery, also from the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: be able to order the appropriate workup for patients with GERD; and understand the available surgical options for management of GERD.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Indication for surgery for gastroesophageal reflux
  • New surgical procedures for gastroesophageal reflux
  • Linx procedures and MRIs
  • Post-op diet and proton pump inhibitor recommendations
  • Indications for hiatal hernia repair
  • Nissen versus Toupet fundoplication surgery
  • Laparoscopic versus open fundoplication surgery
  • Post-op achalasia

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 Inpatient Management of Diabetes on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Experts Discuss Inpatient Management of Diabetes on CME Webcast. In the 100 years since the discovery of insulin by Banting and Best, insulin remains the cornerstone of treatment for diabetes but we now have better formulations of insulin as well as new oral diabetes medications that are improving the lives of diabetics like never before. But when patients with diabetes are admitted to the hospital with medical or surgical conditions, the management of diabetes can become complicated. On this CME webcast, we are going to show you the management strategies that you can use for your inpatients with diabetes to ensure the best outcomes. Let me welcome my guests. Dr. Kathleen Dungan is an endocrinologist and Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University. And Dr. Roger Harty is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, also from the Division of Endocrinology.

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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 scope of hyperglycemia in the hospital and rationale for glucose control; illustrate management strategies based upon illness severity and other clinical characteristics; describe methods for determining inpatient insulin dosing; and provide an overview of discharge considerations for patients with diabetes in the inpatient setting.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Critical illness and diabetes control
  • Risks of hypoglycemia

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 Refractory Depression on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Refractory Depression on CME Webcast. We now have additional treatments for resistant depression that are expanding the therapeutic options for these patients. And we’re going to hear about these treatments in today’s webcast. Let us welcome our guests. Dr. Subhdeep Virk is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Ohio State University. And Dr. Kevin Reeves is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry here at OSU.

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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 and screen depression and Treatment Resistant Depression; discuss therapeutic options for treating Refractory Depression; become aware of resources to evaluate treatment history; and compare and contrast transcranial magnetic stimulation, electroconvulsive therapy, intranasal esketamine and electroconvulsive therapy.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of treatment resistant depression
  • Electroconvulsive therapy today
  • When to refer patients to a psychiatrist?
  • When to admit patients

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.