Learn About Suicide Risk Assessment on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Suicide Risk Assessment on Webcast. On this CME webcast, we are going to be discussing the assessment of suicide to give you the tools you need to recognize suicide risks so that you can direct patients to psychiatric care that can save their lives. Joining us in the studio is Professor and Vice Chairman of Department of Psychiatry from the Ohio State University, Dr. Eileen Ryan.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: RECOGNIZE the major risk factors and warning signs for suicide; and assess patients for suicidal risk.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of suicide
  • Suicide assessment tools
  • Medical hold for suicidal patients
  • Resources for physicians in outpatient settings
  • Overview of the treatment approach to suicidal patients
  • Time course for SSRI effectiveness

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 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Joining our moderator to tell us all about transcatheter aortic valve replacement is cardiologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University, Dr. Scott Lilly.

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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 origin of transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and how it compares to surgical valve replacement; and IDENTIFY patients appropriate for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Advantages of TAVR
  • Patient selection for TAVR
  • What patients should expect during and after the TAVR procedure
  • Exercise and activities after TAVR
  • TAVRs and metal detectors
  • TAVRs and pacemakers

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 Influenza Myths on Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Influenza Myths on Webcast. We recently had infectious disease specialist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Mahdee Sobhanie on our webcast discussing Influenza. He and our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, had an interesting Q and A about common Influenza myths. See what our expert had to say in the video below.

Learn about influenza myths


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.

On-line Webcast Discusses Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Webcast Discusses Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. On this CME webcast, we’re going to bring you up to date on the latest about chronic lymphocytic leukemia, or CLL. Joining us is hematologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University, Dr. Kerry Rogers. And also hematologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine from OSU and the James Cancer Hospital, Dr. Jennifer Woyach.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: CLL is a chronic lymphoid malignancy which does not need treatment at diagnosis if asymptomatic and has a survival of many years; CLL patients are at higher risk for second cancers or infection so it is important so all CLL patients with CLL should get all age appropriate cancer screenings and vaccinations; UNDERSTAND indications for treatment in CLL and the rationale for the watch and wait approach; and UNDERSTAND some serious side effects that can occur with oral targeted therapies in CLL.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Risks for CLL
  • Current approach to treatment of CLL
  • Roles and limitations of automated WBC differentials
  • Initial approach to lymphocytosis
  • Emerging trends in first line treatment of CLL
  • Role of age of the patient in therapeutic decision making
  • Stem cell transplants

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 Common Allergic Diseases in Primary Care

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Common Allergic Diseases in Primary Care. For Daniel Bovet’s discovery of antihistamines he was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize in Medicine. In the 60 years since then, there have been remarkable discoveries about allergies and how to treat them. On this CME webcast, we’re going to update you on some of the most recent developments. Joining our moderator is allergist and Assistant Professor at the Ohio State University, Dr. Casey Curtis.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: OUTLINE common allergic conditions that may present diagnostic or therapeutic uncertainty; and REVIEW criteria for referral to an allergist for these conditions.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common allergic conditions in primary care medicine
  • When to refer the patient to an allergist
  • Penicillin allergy testing
  • Whether penicillin-allergic patients also allergic to cephalosporins

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.