Learn About Insomnia On CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Insomnia On CME Webcast. Insomnia doesn’t just affect a person’s overnight sleep. It also impacts a person’s daytime function, such as concentration, mood and overall well-being. The National Institute of Health estimates 30% of adults have periodic insomnia and 10% of adults have chronic insomnia. In healthcare settings, this can be as high as 50%. So to discuss this very common nighttime nuisance and what we can do about, We’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s sleep experts. Dr Lawrence Chan is a board certified Psychiatrist and Sleep medicine physician and Dr Helena Rempala is a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in healthy sleep.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Define Insomnia Disorder
  • Discuss Pharmacological Treatment Options for Insomnia.
  • Verbalize the psychological, behavioral and emotional factors that contribute to the development of Insomnia.
  • List two behavioral and two cognitive strategies used in the behavioral interventions for Insomnia.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Primary or Secondary Insomnia
  • CBT-I Effectiveness
  • Sleep & Aging
  • Other sleep disorders
  • Basics of Sleep Behavior

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 on Cancer Survivorship

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Cancer Survivorship. Now, in addition to traditional chemotherapy, we have hormonal therapy, driver-directed cancer therapies and immunotherapy. As a result, more people are surviving cancer than ever before. But with survivorship came new medical problems. On this CME Webcast, we are going to hear about cancer survivorship and what physicians need to know in order to manage some of the medical conditions attendant to survivorship. We’re pleased to welcome today’s guest, oncologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Ashley Pariser.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Define Cancer Survivorship and Summarize Prevalence and Characteristics of Cancer Survivors in the United States.
  • Summarize Recommendations for Recurrence Screening for Breast, Prostate, Colon and Melanoma.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Cancer survivorship and immunotherapy
  • Pregnancy in breast cancer survivors
  • Pharmacologic management of depression in cancer survivors
  • Anxiety management in cancer survivors
  • Diet and cancer survivorship
  • Return to work for cancer survivors

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 Social Determinants of Health

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches Physician About Social Determinants of Health. Social determinants of health have a huge impact on a person’s life and is a major contributor to health disparities. It includes a wide range of categories such as economic stability, education, healthcare access, neighborhood and built environment AND social and community context. That’s why the US Dept of Health and Human’s services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion have made social determinants of health a key focus in their Healthy People 2030 objectives. To educate on how social determinants of health impact health outcomes and disease states I’ve invited Dr Kelly Grannan. Kelly is a Med-Peds hospitalist who splits her inpatient time between caring for adults at Ohio State University and kids at Nationwide Childrens Hospital. Additionally she has a masters in public health with clinical interests in Health Equity and Global Health.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Define and recognize social determinants of health.
  • Apply an understanding of social determinants to healthcare practice.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Screening
  • Individual actions

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 Discusses Women in Medicine

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses Women in Medicine. Now over a third of practicing physicians in the United states are women. Just a few years ago in 2019, women surpassed men in US medical school enrollment for the very first time. In the latest 2021-2022 application cycle, 55% of applicants to US medical schools and 55.5% of matriculants were women. Today, we’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s Women in Medicine & Science leaders. Dr Arwa Shana’ah is an Associate Professor of Pathology at the Wexner Medical Center and serves as a subcommittee co-chair for Women in Medicine and Science group. We also have here Dr Maya Iyer who is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at OSU and Nationwide Children’s Hospital and serves as associate director of Women in Medicine and Science.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Realize the presence and persistence of equity gap in pay, rank and research between men and women in medicine
  • Understand some of the factors contributing to the equity gap and the challenges women in medicine face including during the COVID19 pandemic
  • Describe four strategies to improve pay equity.
  • Discuss four tactics to improve equity in the promotion and tenure process.
  • Understand the importance of sponsorship for career development.
  • List three strategies to retain women in medicine.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Gender Disparities
  • Sponsorship
  • Gender Bias
  • “Motherhood” Penalty
  • Women of Color

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 Monkeypox on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Monkeypox on CME Webcast. Over the past few months, cases have spread like wild-fire across large swathes of the globe. Now, there are over 16,000 cases across 74 countries. Just last week, the World Health Organization declared Monkeypox a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern”.

So here at MedNet, we wanted to bring you the most up to date information about Monkeypox. Joining us in this special edition webcast, we have two of Ohio State University’s experts. We’re pleased to introduce Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and Medical Director of Epidemiology Dr Christina Liscynesky and Infectious Diseases Chief fellow Dr Leama Ajaka.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Understand history and transmission of Monkeypox
  • Increase provider’s level of comfort with recognizing and managing monkeypox
  • Raise awareness of vaccination strategies in order to limit spread of monkeypox

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Monkeypox Transmission
  • Testing
  • Vaccine & 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.