Learn the Latest Related to Sexually Transmitted Diseases

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn the Latest Related to Sexually Transmitted Diseases. On this CME webcast, we are going to take a look at the current state of sexually transmitted diseases with an emphasis on syphilis. And then, we’re going to show you how our nation’s emergency departments may hold the key to combating syphilis. We’re pleased to welcome our guests. Dr. Ashley Lipps is an infectious disease specialist and an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine here at the Ohio State University. And Dr. Sommer Lindsey is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine here at OSU.

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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 epidemiologic trends and risk factors for syphilis in the United States; to review general principles of syphilis
testing and treatment; and describe how emergency department physicians and the infectious disease physicians can collaborate to improve the identification and treatment of patients with syphilis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Current epidemiology of syphilis
  • Sexually transmitted diseases and the emergency department
  • Syphilis and co-existent sexually transmitted diseases
  • Syphilis re-infection
  • Current state-of-the-art testing for sexually transmitted diseases
  • Red flag signs and symptoms
  • Extra-urogenital manifestations of chlamydia
  • Genital herpes 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.

Online Webast Series Teaches On Health Screening for Non-Malignant Diseases

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webast Teaches On Health Screening for Non-Malignant Diseases. On this CME webcast, we are going to be discussing current recommendations for health screening with a focus on screening for non-cancer conditions. First, to tell us about screening in children is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Rachel McGuirk. And then to update us about health screening in adults is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Sondos Al Sad.

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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 role of the USPSTF and how to interpret their recommendations; review pediatric preventative measures including physical examination, screening questionnaires, laboratory testing, and behavioral interventions; recognize top health screenings that impact morbidity and mortality of general population; and prioritize preventive health screenings based on informed discussion with patients.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • What age screening should start
  • Where screening guidelines come from
  • The childhood growth chart
  • Which lipid tests you should order
  • Dementia screening
  • Tests used for syphilis and other sexually-transmitted diseases

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 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.

CME Webcast Teaches On Vaccine Preventable Diseases

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches On Vaccine Preventable Diseases. On this webcast, we are going to re-acquaint you with some diseases that 40 years ago, physicians expected to be eradicated. In many cases, these disease are not only not eradicated but they are increasing in incidence. Joining our moderator in the studio is infectious disease specialist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics from the Ohio State University, Dr. Matthew Washam.

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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 the clinical presentation of measles, mumps, and hepatitis A infection; and UNDERSTAND how to interpret testing results for measles, mumps, and hepatitis A virus.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Measles in the United States
  • Vaccine effectiveness
  • Autism and vaccines
  • Egg allergy and the MMR vaccine

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.

Lung Diseases They Didn’t Teach You About in Medical School

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Lung Diseases They Didn’t Teach You About in Medical School. On this CME webcast, we’re going to talk about 10 lung diseases that you probably didn’t learn about in medical school, either because they weren’t discovered at the time, we didn’t have good tests for at the time, or their importance wasn’t known about at the time.

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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 and treat recently discovered genetic lung diseases; and DIAGNOSE and treat uncommon pulmonary infections.

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.