OSU MedNet21 Needs Assessment Survey – 2024-2025

As we begin the planning process for our 2024-2025 season, we’d like your input.  You are an integral part of the process and our webcast are intended to serve your educational needs.  Essentially, we want to get input on the professional practice gaps you have and areas you may struggle with.  Please complete the MedNet21 Needs Assessment Survey below to provide us with your input.

OSU MedNet21 Needs Assessment Survey – 2024-2025
https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cGauToaXkVrVjo2

Expert Teaches on Benign Hair and Nail Disorders

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Expert Teaches on Benign Hair and Nail Disorders. To discuss common benign hair and nail conditions today, We’ve invited one of Ohio State University’s Dermatology experts. We’re pleased to introduce Assistant Professor of Dermatology Dr Stephanie Trovato. Not only is Stephanie a board certified Dermatologist, but she also specializes in hair loss and scalp disorders.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Identify benign hair/nail disorders
  • Discuss common findings of benign hair/nail disorders

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Direct to Consumer Products
  • Manicures

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 What Physicians Need To Know About Human Trafficking

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Learn What Physicians Need To Know About Human Trafficking. On this webcast, we’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s experts to teach us what healthcare professionals needs to know about human trafficking. Hannah Parks is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Ohio State University and a member of our MedNet programing committee. She has previously worked with human trafficking organizations and survivors in both Southeast Asia and the United States. We’re pleased to invite back to the program Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Dr. Jamie Macklin. Jamie practices adult and pediatric hospital medicine and serves as the chief of internal medicine at OSU East Hospital and has clinical interests in human trafficking.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Adopt trauma-informed care practices with patients to promote cultures of healing and empowerment
  • Identify potential barriers for self-identification when those in the life of human trafficking seek medical care
  • Become familiar with potential “red-flags” and presentations to the healthcare system by those in the life of human trafficking
  • Diagnose acute and chronic medical issues that human trafficking survivors may develop as a result of their exploitation
  • Understand the danger assessment of clinical situations and when mandated reporting is warranted
  • Recognize national resources available to assist human trafficking survivors

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Terminology
  • Hotline
  • Safety Planning
  • Exploitation

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 The Dizzy Patient

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo CME Webcast Teaches on The Dizzy Patient. On this webcast, we’ll be discussing the approach to a dizzy patient. For this, we’ve invited two vestibular experts. Dr. Desi Schoo is an otolaryngologist and physician-scientist at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center specializing in vestibular dysfunction and cranial base surgeries. He will lead us through a review of the vestibular system and approach to a patient with complaints of dizziness including advanced diagnostic testing and management. Matthew Bjelac is a board certified Neurologic physical therapist at Ohio State and vestibular team lead. Matt will discuss physical exam and screening tests as well as vestibular rehabilitation.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Gain familiarity with collecting a thorough history for dizzy patients and recognize when to refer to a specialist
  • Review common bedside and laboratory-based tests of vestibular function
  • Perform a bedside exam to identify common mechanisms of dizziness and imbalance.
  • Demonstrate the clinical reasoning to identify and treat benign positional paroxysmal vertigo (BPPV) to model CPG action statements and recommended best practice patterns for treating positional vertigo.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Dizziness vs Vertigo vs Imbalance
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Nystagmus

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.

New Innovations in Heart Failure

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo New Innovations in Heart Failure. Today We’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s cardiovascular experts to take us through the new therapies available to our heart failure patients and the practice changing guidelines to help us provide the best care to our patients. First, we have Heart Failure Cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Dr Ajay Vallakati. Ajay specializes in Cardiac Amyloidosis. Second, we have Dr Indra Bole who is also an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Heart Failure trained Cardiologist. His clinical interests are focused on cardiogenic shock, mechanical circulatory support, and heart transplant.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Discuss pharmacological management of heart failure
  • Recognize new heart failure therapies focusing on ivabradine, sacubitril-valsartan, and SGLT2i
  • Understand the benefit of SGTL2i in the population of patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
  • Understand the benefit of SGTL2i in the population of patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Heart Failure Classification
  • Mortality
  • Goal Directed Medical Therapy
  • Advanced Therapies in Heart Failure

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.