Webcast Teaches on Eating Disorders

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Teaches on Eating Disorders. On this CME webcast, we’re going to learn about the spectrum of eating disorders: their presentation, their diagnosis, and their management. We’re pleased to welcome today’s guest. Dr. Laura Bridge is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Ohio State University Division of General Internal Medicine.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: recognize the common presenting symptoms and signs of eating disorders in the outpatient clinical setting; and know how to perform an initial diagnostic evaluation to assess for common medical complications of eating disorders.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Eating disorder demographics
  • The spectrum of eating disorders

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 Lymphadenopathy and New Treatments for Lymphoproliferative Disorders

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Lymphadenopathy and New Treatments for Lymphoproliferative Disorders. Today on MedNet21, we are going to bring you up to date on the approach to lymphadenopathy and then tell you about some exciting new treatments for lymphoma that are changing the management of the disease. Our guests today are hematologist and Assistant Professor of Internal medicine, Dr. David Bond. And also Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Hematology, Dr. Yazeed Sawalha.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: review the mechanisms
of action and clinical data of (CAR) T cells and BiTEs in patients with relapsed/refractory B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma; highlight unique toxicities associated with CAR T cells and BiTEs: cytokines release syndrome and neurotoxicity; recognize the leading differential diagnosis considerations for a patient presenting with undifferentiated lymphadenopathy; and Differentiate diagnostic biopsy approaches including fine needle aspiration, core needle biopsy, and excisional lymph node biopsy.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • New treatments for lymphoma
  • Cost and insurance coverage for CAR T-cells and bispecific T-cell engagers
  • What patients should expect during treatment
  • Stem cell transplant timing
  • Stem cell transplant versus bone marrow transplant

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 Esophageal and Gastric Motility Disorders

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Teaches on Esophageal and Gastric Motility Disorders. Today, we now know a lot more about gastrointestinal motility disorders and we now have many new treatments to offer patients who previously had no hope for improvement. Joining our moderator to tell us all about esophageal and gastric motility disorders is gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Gokul Bala.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DESCRIBE the approach and management of achalasia and persistent reflux; and DISCUSS the approach and management of gastroparesis.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Symptoms of esophageal and gastric motility disorders
  • Common causes of dysphagia
  • Management of high gastric residuals by nasogastric tube
  • Indications for J-tubes
  • Medications that can affect gastric and esophageal motility
  • Surgical myotomy versus PerOral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
  • Esophagram versus modified barium swallow with speech therapy

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.

Webcast Teaches on Common Laryngeal Disorders in Primary Care

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Teaches on Common Laryngeal Disorders in Primary Care. On this CME webcast, to tell us about common laryngeal disorders in primary care are laryngeal specialists from the Ohio State University. Dr. Laura Matrka is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Dr. Brandon Kim is an Assistant Professor, also from the Department of Otolaryngology.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND red flags necessitating earlier referral for voice disorders; and EXPLAIN current controversy and decision-making regarding PPI use.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common laryngeal disorders in primary care medicine
  • Common tests performed in the laryngeal disease clinic
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngitis mimics
  • Diagnosing paradoxical vocal cord dysfunction
  • Vocal cord nodules
  • Risk factors for laryngeal cancer
  • Vocal cord hemorrhage

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.