Learn About Refractory Depression on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Refractory Depression on CME Webcast. We now have additional treatments for resistant depression that are expanding the therapeutic options for these patients. And we’re going to hear about these treatments in today’s webcast. Let us welcome our guests. Dr. Subhdeep Virk is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Ohio State University. And Dr. Kevin Reeves is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry here at OSU.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: define and screen depression and Treatment Resistant Depression; discuss therapeutic options for treating Refractory Depression; become aware of resources to evaluate treatment history; and compare and contrast transcranial magnetic stimulation, electroconvulsive therapy, intranasal esketamine and electroconvulsive therapy.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Epidemiology of treatment resistant depression
  • Electroconvulsive therapy today
  • When to refer patients to a psychiatrist?
  • When to admit patients

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 Cardiac Non-Invasive Testing On Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Cardiac Non-Invasive Testing On Webcast. Today on MedNet21, we are going to update you on the currently used tests to non-invasively identify patients with ischemic heart disease. To tell us about stress test options, we’re pleased to welcome cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Bryan Lee. And then to tell us about the role of cardiac CT and MRI, we have cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Salman Bhatti.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: describe how to assess the pre-test likelihood of coronary artery disease by history; and understand the advantages and pitfalls between the different modalities; recognize when it is appropriate to order a stress test; and understand how different stress modalities compare with each other, their advantages and disadvantages and when to use one over the other.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Cardiac stress test selection
  • Cardiac CT & MRI
  • Common indications for cardiac MRI
  • Training required to read cardiac CT & MRI

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 Helps Physicians Learn About Ocular Complications of Systemic Disease

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Helps Physicians Learn About Ocular Complications of Systemic Disease. It has been said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. That may or may not be true but the eyes can be the windows to disease. Sometimes, it is the ocular findings that are the first clue to an underlying systemic disease. Other times, a known systemic disease may alert the physician about the risks of important ocular complications. The ophthalmoscope allows you to examine structures you can’t otherwise see. For example, the retinal arteries are the only arteries that are easily visible non-invasively. Today on MedNet21, we’re going to see how the eye can be affected by many common systemic diseases. My guest is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Carla Ford.

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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 ocular findings
of common systemic diseases; and provide a brief overview of treatment options of ocular complications of systemic diseases.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common systemic diseases affecting the eye
  • Central retinal vein occlusion
  • Migraine and the eye
  • Candidemia
  • HIV and the eye

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 Gastrointestinal Bleeding on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Gastrointestinal Bleeding on CME Webcast. The evolution of our approach to variceal bleeding has been an international effort but gastrointestinal bleeding continues to be challenging for physicians and frightening for patients. On this CME webcast, we are going to bring you up to date with the newest concepts in managing GI bleeding. First, to give us an overview of gastrointestinal bleeding is gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Jennifer Behzadi. And then to tell us about the management of gastroesophageal variceal bleeding is hepatologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Khalid Mumtaz.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: list differential diagnoses for upper and lower sources of gastrointestinal bleeding; understand the initial evaluation and management of gastrointestinal bleeding.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of gastrointestinal bleeding
  • New approaches to the treatment of esophageal varices
  • Indications for emergent endoscopy
  • Indications for emergent surgery

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 Women’s Sexual Health

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches Physicians About Women’s Sexual Health. On this CME webcast, we are going to update you about sexual health in order to close that knowledge gap. Let me introduce my guest, Dr. Jessica Yih is an Assistant Professor of Urology and specialist in both men’s and women’s sexual health. But today, she is going to be focusing on women’s sexual health.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: list fundamental knowledge of female genital anatomy and pathology, and contributing factors to sexual response; and describe assessment and treatment of vulvodynia and HSDD.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Sexual medicine fellowship training
  • Talking about sexual health with your patients
  • Post-menopausal patients
  • Pregnancy
  • LGBQT patients
  • Chronic diseases
  • Testosterone effects

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.