Physician Viewers Learn About Food Allergy on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Physician Viewers Learn About Food Allergy on CME Webcast. On this CME webcast, we’re going to bring all of you up to date about food allergies. First, to tell us about non- IgE mediated food allergies is Ohio State University Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and also allergist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Dr. Margaret Redmond. And then to tell us about IgE mediated food allergies is Dr. Benjamin Prince who is also an allergist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics.

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: DEFINE IgE-mediated food allergy and review risk factors for its development; and DEFINE anaphylaxis and demonstrate the proper technique for using an epinephrine auto-injector.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Food allergy signs and symptoms
  • Epidemiology of food allergies
  • Epinephrine auto-injectors

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 New Developments in Asthma on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About New Developments in Asthma on CME Webcast. Today on MedNet, we’re going to tell you about the newest developments in asthma management to help you choose the right medications for your patients. Joining our moderator in the studio to update us on asthma management in adults is pulmonologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Jennifer McCallister. And then to update us on asthma management in children is pulmonologist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Dr. Elizabeth Allen.

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: DISCUSS important safety considerations in the use of long-acting beta-agonists in asthma care; SELECT the most appropriate initial inhaler therapy for a patient with asthma-COPD overlap; IDENTIFY new treatment options for both acute and chronic asthma management; and RECOGNIZE protracted bacterial bronchitis – an asthma mimic in young children.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Pathogenesis of asthma
  • Diagnosing asthma in children
  • Equivalency of different brands of inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta agonists
  • Asthma medications and pregnancy
  • Allergy testing and desensitization
  • School-based asthma treatment program
  • Exhaled nitric oxide
  • Leukotriene inhibitors in adult asthma
  • Bronchial thermoplasty
  • Peak flow monitoring
  • Role of increasing the dose of inhaled steroids in asthma exacerbations

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.