Learn About Common Allergic Diseases in Primary Care

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Common Allergic Diseases in Primary Care. For Daniel Bovet’s discovery of antihistamines he was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize in Medicine. In the 60 years since then, there have been remarkable discoveries about allergies and how to treat them. On this CME webcast, we’re going to update you on some of the most recent developments. Joining our moderator is allergist and Assistant Professor at the Ohio State University, Dr. Casey Curtis.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: OUTLINE common allergic conditions that may present diagnostic or therapeutic uncertainty; and REVIEW criteria for referral to an allergist for these conditions.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common allergic conditions in primary care medicine
  • When to refer the patient to an allergist
  • Penicillin allergy testing
  • Whether penicillin-allergic patients also allergic to cephalosporins

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 Webcast Discusses Common Office Procedures

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Webcast Discusses Common Office Procedures. This CME webcast has been designed to standardize the techniques used by physicians at our hospital who seek office procedure credentials and it will also help you to keep up to date with your own procedural skills. Joining our moderator today to discuss office dermatologic procedures are Associate Professor of Family Medicine Dr. Bethany Panchal and Associate Professor of Family Medicine Dr. Kristen Rundell. And then to discuss office joint injections and aspirations is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Larry Nolan.

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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 the different skin procedures performed in the office for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons and their indications; DESCRIBE risks, benefits and complications for each procedure; and UNDERSTAND the indications and proper technique for common musculoskeletal injections in the office for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common Dermatologic Office Procedures
  • Incorporating dermatology telemedicine into the primary care practice
  • Common Orthopedic Office Procedures
  • How frequently cryosurgery be repeated
  • Approach to moles
  • Steroid choice and dosage
  • Frequency of repeat injections

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.

Atraumatic Shoulder Pain for the Primary Care Physician

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Atraumatic Shoulder Pain for the Primary Care Physician is the topic for this webcast. On this CME webcast, we are going to update you on the management of the most common shoulder conditions that a primary care physician is likely to encounter. Joining our moderator in the studio is Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Andrew Neviaser.

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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 rotator cuff
disease; and DIAGNOSE and initiate non-surgical treatment for adhesive capsulitis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of shoulder pain
  • Indications for surgery
  • Management of impingement syndromes
  • Causes of acute versus chronic shoulder pain
  • Exercises to be avoided
  • Steroid injections
  • Shoulder dislocations

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 Updates Physicians on Scleroderma

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Updates Physicians on Scleroderma. In many ways, scleroderma is still a mystery but today, we do have treatments that can relieve symptoms and improve outcomes. On this CME webcast, we are going to be taking a close look at scleroderma. Let me welcome today’s guests. Dr. Ali Ajam is a rheumatologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine who oversees the Ohio State University Scleroderma Clinic. And Dr. Steven Dean is Professor of Internal Medicine and specialist in vascular medicine.

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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 classic clinical manifestations of scleroderma associated Raynaud phenomenon; and LIST medications typically used to treat scleroderma associated Raynaud phenomenon; DIAGNOSING scleroderma, and being able to order and decipher pertinent labs; and DEVELOP screening guidelines for pulmonary involvement.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common presenting signs and symptoms
  • Raynaud phenomenon
  • Scleroderma mimics
  • Scleroderma and pregnancy
  • Exercise and scleroderma
  • Raynaud phenomenon and the feet

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.

Fertility Preservation in the Adolescent and Young Adult Population

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Fertility Preservation in the Adolescent and Young Adult Population will be discussed on this CME webcast. We are going to show you just how far medical science has come in order to preserve fertility in girls and young women. Joining our moderator in the studio is Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Leslie Appiah.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: EXPLAIN the effects of cancer treatments on fertility and limits of risk stratification; DISCUSS standard and novel fertility preservation therapies for patients with cancer; and DESCRIBE reproductive late effects and management options in survivorship.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common indications for fertility preservation
  • Fertility preservation options
  • How long can tissues safely be frozen
  • How many eggs should be frozen
  • Options for pre-pubescent girls
  • Options for women undergoing oophorectomy
  • Fertility preservation for men

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.