On-line CME Discussing Multiple Myeloma

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line CME Discussing Multiple Myeloma. In the past year, there have been 4 new drugs approved to treat multiple myeloma and these are changing the way that we manage patients with this disease. On this CME webcast, we’re going to talk about what multiple myeloma is, how you diagnosis it, and how it is treated. Joining our moderator in the studio is hematologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the OSU Wexner Medical Center, Dr. Ashley Rosko. And also from the division of hematology, we have Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Yvonne Efebera joining us.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND the difference between MGUS, smoldering Myeloma, Symptomatic multiple Myeloma; DESCRIBE the general clinical features of plasma cell myeloma including the diagnosis, and steps required for evaluation; UNDERSTAND Treatment strategy for Newly diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients Eligible for Transplant and Newly diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients not Eligible for Transplant.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of multiple myeloma
  • Prognosis of multiple myeloma
  • When to do a bone marrow biopsy?
  • Screening patients with kidney failure for multiple myeloma
  • Management of hypercalcemia and renal failure in multiple myeloma
  • Autologous versus allogenic stem cell transplant

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.

How to View a CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 How to View a CME Webcast. To view a webcast, first go to the OSU MedNet21 website at https://ccme.osu.edu/ and then click on the gray View Webcasts button on the left-hand side of the webpage. Once you’re in the Webcast section, scroll down the page to find the webcast that you would like to view. Click the link to the webcast. Now, on the page for your webcast, click the green View Webcast button to watch the program. Keep in mind, you’ll only use this process to view webcasts if you’re not interested in earning CME credit or MOC points for viewing.

However, if you’re interested in earning CME credits or MOC points from viewing MedNet21 webcasts, you’ll follow the steps below.

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First, log into our CCME website at ccme.osu.edu.

 

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Second, navigate to the pre-test at the bottom of the webcast page and take the pre-test by clicking on the “Take Pre-test” button and completing the questions.

 

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Third, view the webcast by clicking on the “View Webcast” button.

 

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Fourth, once you’ve watched the CME webcast, take the post-test by clicking on the “Take Post-test” button at the bottom of the webcast page.

 

Note: If you pass the post-test with a 75%, you’ll receive your CME credit for the activity (and MOC point if you’re interested in earning a Maintenance of Certification point).