CME Webcast Teaches on Common Hand Surgery Conditions

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Common Hand Surgery Conditions. In addition to Dupuytren’s Contracture, there are many other common hand conditions that our patients can present with to their primary care physicians with and today on MedNet, we’ll be discussing these. Joining moderator in the studio are two hand surgeons from the Ohio State University. Dr. Hisham Awan is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery. And Dr. Kanu Goyal is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedics.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS the clinical presentation of upper extremity compression neuropathy; DESCRIBEdiagnostic and treatment modalities for carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes ; RECOGNIZE the features of common nerve compression syndromes in the upper extremity. DISCUSS how to evaluate and treat patients with complaints of numbness and tingling in the hand and arm; and IDENTIFY the features of common tendinopathies of the hand and upper extremity. RECOGNIZE how to evaluate and treat patients with tendinopathy of the upper extremity.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common hand conditions in primary care
  • Surgical versus non-surgical treatment for common hand conditions

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 Depression in the Setting of Chronic Medical Conditions

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Depression in the Setting of Chronic Medical Conditions. More choices in depression management means more decisions to make in depression management. And more decisions can create a conundrum for physicians. On this CME webcast, we are going to help you navigate the often confusing challenge of treating depression in patients with medical illness. Joining us today is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Dr. Kevin Johns.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTANDING how depression impacts other medical conditions; and UNDERSTANDING how to diagnose and treat depression in patients with chronic medical problems.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Depression in medical illness
  • Whether the choice of anti-depressant matters

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 Hip Preservation Surgery on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Hip Preservation Surgery on CME Webcast. On this CME webcast, we are going to explore the most common hip conditions that you are likely to encounter in your clinical practice other than hip arthritis. We have two of the Ohio State University’s sports medicine specialists and experts in hip preservation surgery. Let me introduce Dr. John Ryan who is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Dr. Kelton Vasileff is also an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery.

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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 different potential causes for hip pain outside of the hip joint; IDENTIFY potential surgical indications for extra-articular hip pain; EXPLAIN the pathomechanism of femoracetabular impingement; and EXPLAIN common extra-articular (non-joint related) hip conditions and treatment options.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Conditions other than osteoarthritis that can cause hip pain
  • Distinguishing femoroacetabular impingement from osteoarthritis
  • Long-term prognosis for femoroacetabular impingement

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 Common Spine Disorders On CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Common Spine Disorders On CME Webcast. The most recent hurdle of impossibility was the application of minimally invasive techniques to spine surgery and these techniques now allow surgeons to repair the spine with less tissue disruption than ever before. Let’s welcome our guests today who are going to bring us up to date on new developments in spine surgery, Dr. Andrew Grossbach is Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Dr. Stephanus Viljoen is also an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, both from the Ohio State University.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: RECOGNIZE what conditions can be treated with MIS spine surgery; and UNDERSTAND What to look for with cervical myelopathy.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Minimally invasive techniques in spine surgery
  • Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
  • Equipment used in minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Post-op recovery and long-term outcomes
  • Symptoms of Cervical Spondylotic myelopathy
  • Imaging strategies for cervical spine conditions
  • Imaging strategies for thoracic and lumbar spine conditions
  • Red flags on the CT or MRI report
  • Post-op recommendations after cervical spine surgery
  • Prevention of cervical spondylotic myelopathy

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 Enduring Material Provides Guidance on Cancer Prevention

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Enduring Material Provides Guidance on Cancer Prevention. Most cancers can be prevented by changing behaviors at an early age, by appropriate vaccinations, and by detection of pre-cancerous conditions. On this CME webcast, we are going to show you how to prevent cancer in your own patients. Joining our moderator in the studio are cancer prevention experts from the Ohio State University. Dr. Electra Paskett is a Professor and the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. And Dr. Darrell Gray is a gastroenterologist and an Assistant Professor of Internal 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: UNDERSTAND evidence-based cancer prevention recommendations; and DEVELOP ways to integrate evidence-based cancer prevention and early detection recommendations in clinical practice.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Brief overview of causes of cancer
  • Screening for pre-cancerous conditions
  • Lung cancer screening programs
  • Improving colon cancer screening rates
  • Addressing racial disparities in childhood obesity
  • Experiences with cancer screening in Appalachia

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.