Learn About The 2020 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014Learn About The 2020 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak. On this CME webcast, Today, we’re bringing you a special edition of OSU MedNet in order to update you about the recent outbreak of a novel coronavirus that has been named 2019-nCoV. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, as a presenter is infectious disease specialist and Clinical Instructor in Internal Medicine, Dr. Michael Haden.

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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 route of spread of 2019-nCoV; and UNDERSTAND isolation and testing recommendations for 2019-nCoV.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Coronaviruses
  • When should you suspect 2019-nCoV
  • CDC recommendations
  • Testing for 2019-nCoV:
  • Treatment

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 Valuable Information About Common Bites and Stings on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn Valuable Information About Common Bites and Stings on CME Webcast. The World Health Organization estimates that 5.4 million people are bitten by snakes each year, half of them by poisonous snakes. Each year, about 100,000 people die of snake bite and 300,000 require an amputation. On this CME webcast, we’re going to tell you about the management of not just snake bites but bites by other animals and stings by insects. Joining our moderator in the studio is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Dr. David Hartnett.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS the incidence of bites and stings in the US; and REVIEW management of clinically relevant species.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common bites and stings in clinical practice
  • The most dangerous bites and stings
  • Field management of snake bite
  • Hospital management of snake bite
  • Management of human bites
  • Changing geographic distribution of ticks
  • Bed bug decontamination

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 Education Teaches Physicians About E-Cigarettes

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Teaches Physicians About E-Cigarettes. On this CME webcast, we’re going to be examining e-cigarettes, what they are, how they can affect one’s health, and what their role is in smoking cessation. Joining us today is pulmonologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University, Dr. Joanna Tsai. And also, tobacco treatment specialist and pulmonary nurse practitioner from Ohio State, Gretchen Whitby.

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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 what an e-cigarette is and what it is composed of; IDENTIFY potential risks with e-cigarette use; LIST two pros and two cons of e-cigarette usage for current e-cigarette users ; and DESCRIBE two reasons to recommend FDA approved smoking cessation medications over e-cigarette usage to help your patients quit.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • E-cigarettes and vaping
  • Nicotine and breast milk
  • Nicotine poisoning
  • E-cigarettes and home oxygen use
  • E-cigarette use in public areas
  • Diacetyl and e-cigarettes
  • Medications used in tobacco treatment

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 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.

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.