On-line Webcast Teaches About Pink Slips and Pink Slip Disorders

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Webcast Teaches About Pink Slips and Pink Slip Disorders. On this CME webcast, we are going to discuss behavioral health emergencies. Joining our moderator in the studio is Dr. David Kasick. Dr. Kasick is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and the Director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry here at the Ohio State University. And also with us today is Dr. Douglas Misquitta. Dr. Misquitta is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program at Ohio State.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: IDENTIFY the purpose of the application for emergency admission form (“pink slip”) in managing a behavioral health emergency; and DESCRIBE common situations that would warrant the need for involuntary emergency psychiatric treatment.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common reasons for involuntary hospitalization
  • How a person is involuntarily hospitalized and how long does it lasts
  • Behavioral Emergency ResponseTeam (BERT)
  • Managing the suicidal patient in the primary care office

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 Enduring Material Educates on Dementia

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Enduring Material Educates on Dementia. Dementia is not just one disease and increasingly, we are able to treat many types of dementia. Here to tell us about the causes and evaluation of dementia is one of Ohio State University’s experts in memory disorders. Joining us is Dr. Maria Kataki, an Assistant Professor of Neurology.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DIAGNOSE a dementia syndrome; and DIFFERENTIATE Alzheimer’s Disease from other types of dementia; DISCUSS the Evaluation and management of Cognitive symptoms in dementia; and DISCUSS Evaluation and management of behavioral symptoms in Dementia.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Is memory loss an inevitable part of aging?
  • Can we cure dementia?

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 Insomnia on On-line CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn about Insomnia on On-line CME Webcast. For many people, insomnia is a nightly occurrence, leading to nocturnal frustration and daytime fatigue. On this CME webcast, we’re going to explore insomnia, what causes it and what you can advise your patients to do about it. Our guests today are specialists in sleep medicine. Dr. Meena Khan is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and of Neurology, and Dr. Jesse Mindel, who is an Assistant Professor of Neurology.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: REVIEW basic approaches to insomnia treatment; REVIEW available behavioral and pharmacologic therapies for insomnia; Describe the epidemiology and health implications of chronic insomnia; DESCRIBE the psychological characteristic of those with chronic insomnia; and DESCRIBE the behavioral and environmental factors that perpetuate chronic insomnia.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of insomnia
  • Normal sleep patterns
  • Melatonin
  • Sleep binging
  • Circadian rhythm disturbances
  • Eye patches and background noise recordings
  • Antihistamines
  • Approach to the patient who wakes up and cannot fall back to sleep
  • Approach to temporary situational insomnia

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.