CME Webcast Teaches on Cancer Survivorship

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Cancer Survivorship. Now, in addition to traditional chemotherapy, we have hormonal therapy, driver-directed cancer therapies and immunotherapy. As a result, more people are surviving cancer than ever before. But with survivorship came new medical problems. On this CME Webcast, we are going to hear about cancer survivorship and what physicians need to know in order to manage some of the medical conditions attendant to survivorship. We’re pleased to welcome today’s guest, oncologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Ashley Pariser.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Define Cancer Survivorship and Summarize Prevalence and Characteristics of Cancer Survivors in the United States.
  • Summarize Recommendations for Recurrence Screening for Breast, Prostate, Colon and Melanoma.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Cancer survivorship and immunotherapy
  • Pregnancy in breast cancer survivors
  • Pharmacologic management of depression in cancer survivors
  • Anxiety management in cancer survivors
  • Diet and cancer survivorship
  • Return to work for cancer survivors

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 Physicians About Social Determinants of Health

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches Physician About Social Determinants of Health. Social determinants of health have a huge impact on a person’s life and is a major contributor to health disparities. It includes a wide range of categories such as economic stability, education, healthcare access, neighborhood and built environment AND social and community context. That’s why the US Dept of Health and Human’s services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion have made social determinants of health a key focus in their Healthy People 2030 objectives. To educate on how social determinants of health impact health outcomes and disease states I’ve invited Dr Kelly Grannan. Kelly is a Med-Peds hospitalist who splits her inpatient time between caring for adults at Ohio State University and kids at Nationwide Childrens Hospital. Additionally she has a masters in public health with clinical interests in Health Equity and Global Health.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Define and recognize social determinants of health.
  • Apply an understanding of social determinants to healthcare practice.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Screening
  • Individual actions

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 of Updates in the Management of Prediabetes and Type II Diabetes

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn of Updates in the Management of Prediabetes and and Type II Diabetes. Learn of Updates in the Management of Prediabetes and and Type II Diabetes. The International Diabetes Federation estimates there are 537 million individuals with diabetes worldwide. And that’s not even counting the patients that go undiagnosed. In the US, we estimate that 1/3 of eligible patients are not screened. Even with screening, there’s a gigantic gap in prediabetes diagnosis and treatment. Those in Primary care are really at the forefront of diabetes & prediabetes care. With 11% of the adult population affected by Diabetes, every healthcare worker must become comfortable with the care and treatment of these patients. So today to help Dr. Mao discuss the updates in the prevention and treatment of diabetes, we’ve invited her colleague Jennifer Sabatino who is a Doctor of Pharmacy and practicing Clinical Pharmacist at Ohio State University. They will cover the basics and updates over the past half a decade or so including both non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment options.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Understand the epidemiology and definition of Prediabetes and Type II diabetes (T2DM).
  • Be familiar with the different treatment options for Prediabetes to prevent progression to T2DM.
  • Understand the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for T2DM.
  • Recognize the place in therapy of Glucagon-Like Peptide Receptor Agonists (GLP-1 RA) and Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors (SGLT2i) for T2DM.
  • Explore a new class of medications for diabetes treatment, the Glucose-Dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide (GIP)/Glucagon-Like Peptide Receptor Agonist (GLP-1 RA).

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Supplements
  • Prediabetes treatment Outcomes
  • Pregnancy and lactation

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 on Depression & Anxiety in the Young

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Teaches on Depression & Anxiety in the Young. With adolescent and young adult mental health disorders becoming so commonplace, We have invited two of Ohio State University’s Med-Peds experts to review Anxiety and Depression in the Young. We’re pleased to introduce Dr. Susie Friedman and Dr. Allison Rossetti. Susie is an assistant professor of Internal medicine who practices Med-Peds primary care and has done additional training in pediatric anxiety and Allison is an Assistant professor of Internal Medicine who practices both adult and pediatric hospital medicine where she frequently sees patients hospitalized with mental health crises, while also serving as the Med-Peds residency program director.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Describe the process and recommendations for age-appropriate screening for depression in adolescents and young adults.
  • Understand first line evidence-based treatment strategies for depression in adolescents and young adults.
  • Describe the process and recommendations for age-appropriate screening for anxiety in children, adolescents, and young adults.
  • Understand evidence-based strategies for treating anxiety in children, adolescents, and young adults.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Differences in Presentation between Adults & Younger Ages
  • Protective Factors
  • Age of Diagnosis
  • Consent & Legalities

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 Contraception on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Contraception on CME Webcast. Today there are a lot more options for contraception. So many in fact, that it can be confusing at times which one to use. To review contraception and some of the more recent updates, We’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s experts. First, we have Dr Brett Worly, who is an Associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a leader of medical education. He has published multiple papers on the relationship between hormonal contraception and mental health. And we also have Hannah Parks who is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Feel comfortable counseling patients on different contraception options.
  • Recognize absolute and relative contraindications for contraception.
  • Discuss contraception options for the adolescent population.
  • Be familiar with contraceptive treatments for patient-specific indications

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Forms of Contraception
  • Birth Control in Adolescents
  • Vaginal Gel
  • Stopping Contraception
  • OCP Selection
  • Bone Density
  • LARC Duration
  • Emergency Contraception

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.