CME Webcast Teaches on Common Knee Complaints

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Common Knee Complaints. Osteoarthritis is extremely common with over 32 million adults suffering from the condition. The knee is one of the most affected joints for OA and knee pain is a very frequent complaint in primary care. On this CME webcast, we’ll be discuss two common knee complaints, Osteoarthritis and Meniscal Root tears. Our first guest is Dr Michael Baria who is a Sports Medicine expert at Ohio State University. He is the director of sports orthobiologics and serves as the team physician for Ohio State Wrestling. He’ll take us through the use of newer treatment knee OA, Platelet rich plasma and conservative versus surgical approach for meniscal root tears. Also, joining us is Dr John DeWitt. John is a Doctor of Physical Therapy at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center specializing in sports and orthopedic PT.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

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

  • Understand data supporting the use of PRP for knee OA
  • Recognize the presentation of meniscal root tears
  • Review value of PT to manage knee OA
  • Describe meniscal root injuries rehabilitation milestones

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • PT for Knee OA
  • Education
  • PRP’s role in Knee OA
  • PT length

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 Webcasts Teaches on Pancreatic Cancer

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcasts Teaches on Pancreatic Cancer. It wasn’t until the 20th century that histopathologic diagnosis confirmed pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Pancreatic cancer still remains one of the most lethal cancers today. So we’re excited to have two of Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital’s cancer experts here to discuss pancreatic cancer. First, we have Dr Aslam Ejaz who is a surgical oncologist specializing in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Gastrointestinal cancer surgeries. Second, we have Dr Arjun Mittra, who is a medical oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal cancers. Together they work in a multidisciplinary team to provide care to patients gastrointestinal cancers including pancreatic cancer.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

  • As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:
  • Provide an overview of the workup and diagnosis of patients with suspected pancreatic cancer.
  • Provide an overview of treatment strategies based on the stage of disease.
  • Review common presentations and appropriate workup for patients with suspected pancreatic cancer.
  • Discuss the multidisciplinary nature of pancreatic cancer care, with a focus on managing complications, comorbidities and supportive care.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Diagnosis and Treatment Updates
  • Pre-malignant Lesions

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 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.